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Compare 75/28 and 45/50

1st number: 2 19/28, 2nd number: 45/50

75/28 is greater than 45/50

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 50 is 700
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 25 = 700,
    75/28 = 75 × 25/28 × 25 = 1875/700
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 14 = 700,
    45/50 = 45 × 14/50 × 14 = 630/700
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1875/700 > 630/700 or 75/28 > 45/50

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