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Compare 80/84 and 3/90

80/84 is greater than 3/90

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 90 is 1260

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 15 = 1260,
    80/84 = 80 × 15/84 × 15 = 1200/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 14 = 1260,
    3/90 = 3 × 14/90 × 14 = 42/1260
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1200/1260 > 42/1260 or 80/84 > 3/90

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