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Compare 15/14 and 2/20

1st number: 1 1/14, 2nd number: 2/20

15/14 is greater than 2/20

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 20 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 10 = 140,
    15/14 = 15 × 10/14 × 10 = 150/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    2/20 = 2 × 7/20 × 7 = 14/140
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 150/140 > 14/140 or 15/14 > 2/20

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