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Compare 84/8 and 10/45

1st number: 10 4/8, 2nd number: 10/45

84/8 is greater than 10/45

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 45 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    84/8 = 84 × 45/8 × 45 = 3780/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    10/45 = 10 × 8/45 × 8 = 80/360
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3780/360 > 80/360 or 84/8 > 10/45

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