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Compare 6/9 and 35/50

6/9 is smaller than 35/50

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 50 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 50 = 450,
    6/9 = 6 × 50/9 × 50 = 300/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    35/50 = 35 × 9/50 × 9 = 315/450
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 300/450 < 315/450 or 6/9 < 35/50

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