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Compare 98/20 and 7/45

1st number: 4 18/20, 2nd number: 7/45

98/20 is greater than 7/45

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 45 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 9 = 180,
    98/20 = 98 × 9/20 × 9 = 882/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    7/45 = 7 × 4/45 × 4 = 28/180
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 882/180 > 28/180 or 98/20 > 7/45

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