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Compare 98/64 and 21/25

1st number: 1 34/64, 2nd number: 21/25

98/64 is greater than 21/25

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 64 and 25 is 1600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 64 × 25 = 1600,
    98/64 = 98 × 25/64 × 25 = 2450/1600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 64 = 1600,
    21/25 = 21 × 64/25 × 64 = 1344/1600
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2450/1600 > 1344/1600 or 98/64 > 21/25

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