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Compare 84/35 and 27/98

1st number: 2 14/35, 2nd number: 27/98

84/35 is greater than 27/98

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 98 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 14 = 490,
    84/35 = 84 × 14/35 × 14 = 1176/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 5 = 490,
    27/98 = 27 × 5/98 × 5 = 135/490
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1176/490 > 135/490 or 84/35 > 27/98

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