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Compare 8/10 and 54/98

8/10 is greater than 54/98

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 98 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 49 = 490,
    8/10 = 8 × 49/10 × 49 = 392/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 5 = 490,
    54/98 = 54 × 5/98 × 5 = 270/490
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 392/490 > 270/490 or 8/10 > 54/98

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