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Compare 90/4 and 60/56

1st number: 22 2/4, 2nd number: 1 4/56

90/4 is greater than 60/56

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 56 is 56

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 14 = 56,
    90/4 = 90 × 14/4 × 14 = 1260/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    60/56 = 60 × 1/56 × 1 = 60/56
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1260/56 > 60/56 or 90/4 > 60/56

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