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Compare 6/28 and 8/9

6/28 is smaller than 8/9

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 9 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    6/28 = 6 × 9/28 × 9 = 54/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 28 = 252,
    8/9 = 8 × 28/9 × 28 = 224/252
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 54/252 < 224/252 or 6/28 < 8/9

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