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Compare 80/50 and 9/98

1st number: 1 30/50, 2nd number: 9/98

80/50 is greater than 9/98

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 98 is 2450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 49 = 2450,
    80/50 = 80 × 49/50 × 49 = 3920/2450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 25 = 2450,
    9/98 = 9 × 25/98 × 25 = 225/2450
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3920/2450 > 225/2450 or 80/50 > 9/98

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