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Compare 90/72 and 3/35

1st number: 1 18/72, 2nd number: 3/35

90/72 is greater than 3/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 35 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 35 = 2520,
    90/72 = 90 × 35/72 × 35 = 3150/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 72 = 2520,
    3/35 = 3 × 72/35 × 72 = 216/2520
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3150/2520 > 216/2520 or 90/72 > 3/35

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