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Compare 6/4 and 8/45

1st number: 1 2/4, 2nd number: 8/45

6/4 is greater than 8/45

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 45 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 45 = 180,
    6/4 = 6 × 45/4 × 45 = 270/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    8/45 = 8 × 4/45 × 4 = 32/180
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 270/180 > 32/180 or 6/4 > 8/45

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