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Compare 6/2 and 4/50

1st number: 3 0/2, 2nd number: 4/50

6/2 is greater than 4/50

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 50 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 25 = 50,
    6/2 = 6 × 25/2 × 25 = 150/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 1 = 50,
    4/50 = 4 × 1/50 × 1 = 4/50
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 150/50 > 4/50 or 6/2 > 4/50

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