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Compare 15/28 and 3/49

15/28 is greater than 3/49

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 49 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 7 = 196,
    15/28 = 15 × 7/28 × 7 = 105/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 4 = 196,
    3/49 = 3 × 4/49 × 4 = 12/196
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 105/196 > 12/196 or 15/28 > 3/49

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