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Compare 10/24 and 25/56

10/24 is smaller than 25/56

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    10/24 = 10 × 7/24 × 7 = 70/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    25/56 = 25 × 3/56 × 3 = 75/168
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 70/168 < 75/168 or 10/24 < 25/56

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