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Compare 75/12 and 10/98

1st number: 6 3/12, 2nd number: 10/98

75/12 is greater than 10/98

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 98 is 588
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 49 = 588,
    75/12 = 75 × 49/12 × 49 = 3675/588
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 6 = 588,
    10/98 = 10 × 6/98 × 6 = 60/588
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3675/588 > 60/588 or 75/12 > 10/98

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