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Compare 75/28 and 9/25

1st number: 2 19/28, 2nd number: 9/25

75/28 is greater than 9/25

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 25 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 25 × 28 = 700,
    9/25 = 9 × 28/25 × 28 = 252/700
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1875/700 > 252/700 or 75/28 > 9/25

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