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Compare 90/28 and 15/90

1st number: 3 6/28, 2nd number: 15/90

90/28 is greater than 15/90

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 90 is 1260

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 45 = 1260,
    90/28 = 90 × 45/28 × 45 = 4050/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 14 = 1260,
    15/90 = 15 × 14/90 × 14 = 210/1260
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 4050/1260 > 210/1260 or 90/28 > 15/90

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