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Compare 84/24 and 49/90

1st number: 3 12/24, 2nd number: 49/90

84/24 is greater than 49/90

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 90 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 15 = 360,
    84/24 = 84 × 15/24 × 15 = 1260/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 4 = 360,
    49/90 = 49 × 4/90 × 4 = 196/360
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1260/360 > 196/360 or 84/24 > 49/90

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