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Compare 15/16 and 27/75

15/16 is greater than 27/75

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 75 is 1200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 75 = 1200,
    15/16 = 15 × 75/16 × 75 = 1125/1200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 16 = 1200,
    27/75 = 27 × 16/75 × 16 = 432/1200
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1125/1200 > 432/1200 or 15/16 > 27/75

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