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Compare 14/15 and 4/5

14/15 is greater than 4/5

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 5 is 15
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 1 = 15,
    14/15 = 14 × 1/15 × 1 = 14/15
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 3 = 15,
    4/5 = 4 × 3/5 × 3 = 12/15
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 14/15 > 12/15 or 14/15 > 4/5

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