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Compare 7/98 and 10/6

1st number: 7/98, 2nd number: 1 4/6

7/98 is smaller than 10/6

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 6 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    7/98 = 7 × 3/98 × 3 = 21/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,
    10/6 = 10 × 49/6 × 49 = 490/294
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 21/294 < 490/294 or 7/98 < 10/6

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