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Compare 98/45 and 24/40

1st number: 2 8/45, 2nd number: 24/40

98/45 is greater than 24/40

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 40 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    98/45 = 98 × 8/45 × 8 = 784/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    24/40 = 24 × 9/40 × 9 = 216/360
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 784/360 > 216/360 or 98/45 > 24/40

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