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Compare 90/50 and 4/60

1st number: 1 40/50, 2nd number: 4/60

90/50 is greater than 4/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 60 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 6 = 300,
    90/50 = 90 × 6/50 × 6 = 540/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 5 = 300,
    4/60 = 4 × 5/60 × 5 = 20/300
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 540/300 > 20/300 or 90/50 > 4/60

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