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Compare 9/4 and 3/90

1st number: 2 1/4, 2nd number: 3/90

9/4 is greater than 3/90

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 90 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 45 = 180,
    9/4 = 9 × 45/4 × 45 = 405/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 2 = 180,
    3/90 = 3 × 2/90 × 2 = 6/180
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 405/180 > 6/180 or 9/4 > 3/90

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