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Compare 56/21 and 75/90

1st number: 2 14/21, 2nd number: 75/90

56/21 is greater than 75/90

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 90 is 630

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 30 = 630,
    56/21 = 56 × 30/21 × 30 = 1680/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 7 = 630,
    75/90 = 75 × 7/90 × 7 = 525/630
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1680/630 > 525/630 or 56/21 > 75/90

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