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Compare 15/24 and 24/70

15/24 is greater than 24/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 70 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 35 = 840,
    15/24 = 15 × 35/24 × 35 = 525/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 12 = 840,
    24/70 = 24 × 12/70 × 12 = 288/840
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 525/840 > 288/840 or 15/24 > 24/70

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