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Compare 84/16 and 10/45

1st number: 5 4/16, 2nd number: 10/45

84/16 is greater than 10/45

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 45 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 45 = 720,
    84/16 = 84 × 45/16 × 45 = 3780/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 16 = 720,
    10/45 = 10 × 16/45 × 16 = 160/720
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3780/720 > 160/720 or 84/16 > 10/45

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