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Compare 90/6 and 1/25

1st number: 15 0/6, 2nd number: 1/25

90/6 is greater than 1/25

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 25 is 150

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    90/6 = 90 × 25/6 × 25 = 2250/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 6 = 150,
    1/25 = 1 × 6/25 × 6 = 6/150
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2250/150 > 6/150 or 90/6 > 1/25

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