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Compare 6/45 and 1/15

6/45 is greater than 1/15

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 15 is 45

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    6/45 = 6 × 1/45 × 1 = 6/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 3 = 45,
    1/15 = 1 × 3/15 × 3 = 3/45
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 6/45 > 3/45 or 6/45 > 1/15

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