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Compare 14/96 and 21/75

14/96 is smaller than 21/75

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 96 and 75 is 2400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 96 × 25 = 2400,
    14/96 = 14 × 25/96 × 25 = 350/2400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 32 = 2400,
    21/75 = 21 × 32/75 × 32 = 672/2400
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 350/2400 < 672/2400 or 14/96 < 21/75

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