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Arrange the following in descending order 2/3, 4/7, 5/9 and 1/4


Question

Arrange the following in descending order
2/3, 4/7, 5/9 and 1/4

Options

A) 2/3, 4/7, 5/9 and 1/4

B) 1/4, 5/9, 4/7 and 2/3

C) 1/4, 4/7, 5/9 and 2/3

D) 1/4, 2/3, 4/7 and 5/9

The correct answer is A.

Explanation:

Find the LCM of the 4 fractions so as to get equal fractions
= 2/3, 4/7, 5/9, 1/4
= 168, 144, 140, 63/252
= 2/3, 4/7, 5/9, 1/4 is the answer

Explanation provided by Oladeinde Tomiwa


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