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Compare 90/48 and 3/35

1st number: 1 42/48, 2nd number: 3/35

90/48 is greater than 3/35

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  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 35 is 1680
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 35 = 1680,
    90/48 = 90 × 35/48 × 35 = 3150/1680
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 48 = 1680,
    3/35 = 3 × 48/35 × 48 = 144/1680
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3150/1680 > 144/1680 or 90/48 > 3/35

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