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Compare 90/12 and 75/56

1st number: 7 6/12, 2nd number: 1 19/56

90/12 is greater than 75/56

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 14 = 168,
    90/12 = 90 × 14/12 × 14 = 1260/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    75/56 = 75 × 3/56 × 3 = 225/168
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1260/168 > 225/168 or 90/12 > 75/56

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