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Compare 1/4 and 4/24

1/4 is greater than 4/24

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 6 = 24,
    1/4 = 1 × 6/4 × 6 = 6/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    4/24 = 4 × 1/24 × 1 = 4/24
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 6/24 > 4/24 or 1/4 > 4/24

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