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Compare 14/24 and 21/25

14/24 is smaller than 21/25

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 25 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 25 = 600,
    14/24 = 14 × 25/24 × 25 = 350/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 24 = 600,
    21/25 = 21 × 24/25 × 24 = 504/600
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 350/600 < 504/600 or 14/24 < 21/25

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