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Compare 9/6 and 81/49

1st number: 1 3/6, 2nd number: 1 32/49

9/6 is smaller than 81/49

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 49 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,
    9/6 = 9 × 49/6 × 49 = 441/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,
    81/49 = 81 × 6/49 × 6 = 486/294
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 441/294 < 486/294 or 9/6 < 81/49

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