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Compare 84/32 and 10/9

1st number: 2 20/32, 2nd number: 1 1/9

84/32 is greater than 10/9

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 32 and 9 is 288
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 32 × 9 = 288,
    84/32 = 84 × 9/32 × 9 = 756/288
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 32 = 288,
    10/9 = 10 × 32/9 × 32 = 320/288
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 756/288 > 320/288 or 84/32 > 10/9

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