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Compare 9/3 and 6/45

1st number: 3 0/3, 2nd number: 6/45

9/3 is greater than 6/45

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 15 = 45,
    9/3 = 9 × 15/3 × 15 = 135/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    6/45 = 6 × 1/45 × 1 = 6/45
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 135/45 > 6/45 or 9/3 > 6/45

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