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Compare 75/84 and 9/75

75/84 is greater than 9/75

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 75 is 2100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 25 = 2100,
    75/84 = 75 × 25/84 × 25 = 1875/2100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 28 = 2100,
    9/75 = 9 × 28/75 × 28 = 252/2100
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1875/2100 > 252/2100 or 75/84 > 9/75

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