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Compare 15/24 and 24/98

15/24 is greater than 24/98

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 98 is 1176
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 49 = 1176,
    15/24 = 15 × 49/24 × 49 = 735/1176
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 12 = 1176,
    24/98 = 24 × 12/98 × 12 = 288/1176
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 735/1176 > 288/1176 or 15/24 > 24/98

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