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Compare 6/45 and 1/50

6/45 is greater than 1/50

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 50 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 10 = 450,
    6/45 = 6 × 10/45 × 10 = 60/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    1/50 = 1 × 9/50 × 9 = 9/450
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 60/450 > 9/450 or 6/45 > 1/50

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