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Compare 75/84 and 45/96

75/84 is greater than 45/96

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 96 is 672

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 672
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 8 = 672,
    75/84 = 75 × 8/84 × 8 = 600/672
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 7 = 672,
    45/96 = 45 × 7/96 × 7 = 315/672
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 600/672 > 315/672 or 75/84 > 45/96

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