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Compare 7/6 and 49/45

1st number: 1 1/6, 2nd number: 1 4/45

7/6 is greater than 49/45

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 45 is 90

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 15 = 90,
    7/6 = 7 × 15/6 × 15 = 105/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    49/45 = 49 × 2/45 × 2 = 98/90
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 105/90 > 98/90 or 7/6 > 49/45

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