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Compare 4/3 and 1/14

1st number: 1 1/3, 2nd number: 1/14

4/3 is greater than 1/14

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 14 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    4/3 = 4 × 14/3 × 14 = 56/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    1/14 = 1 × 3/14 × 3 = 3/42
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 56/42 > 3/42 or 4/3 > 1/14

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