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Compare 6/5 and 4/56

1st number: 1 1/5, 2nd number: 4/56

6/5 is greater than 4/56

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 56 = 280,
    6/5 = 6 × 56/5 × 56 = 336/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    4/56 = 4 × 5/56 × 5 = 20/280
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 336/280 > 20/280 or 6/5 > 4/56

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