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Compare 1/35 and 63/24

1st number: 1/35, 2nd number: 2 15/24

1/35 is smaller than 63/24

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 24 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 24 = 840,
    1/35 = 1 × 24/35 × 24 = 24/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 35 = 840,
    63/24 = 63 × 35/24 × 35 = 2205/840
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 24/840 < 2205/840 or 1/35 < 63/24

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