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Compare 14/15 and 18/84

14/15 is greater than 18/84

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 84 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 28 = 420,
    14/15 = 14 × 28/15 × 28 = 392/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    18/84 = 18 × 5/84 × 5 = 90/420
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 392/420 > 90/420 or 14/15 > 18/84

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