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Compare 50/90 and 6/96

50/90 is greater than 6/96

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 96 is 1440
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 16 = 1440,
    50/90 = 50 × 16/90 × 16 = 800/1440
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 15 = 1440,
    6/96 = 6 × 15/96 × 15 = 90/1440
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 800/1440 > 90/1440 or 50/90 > 6/96

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