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Compare 84/48 and 7/90

1st number: 1 36/48, 2nd number: 7/90

84/48 is greater than 7/90

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 90 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 15 = 720,
    84/48 = 84 × 15/48 × 15 = 1260/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 8 = 720,
    7/90 = 7 × 8/90 × 8 = 56/720
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1260/720 > 56/720 or 84/48 > 7/90

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