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Compare 18/32 and 1/15

18/32 is greater than 1/15

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 32 and 15 is 480
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 32 × 15 = 480,
    18/32 = 18 × 15/32 × 15 = 270/480
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 32 = 480,
    1/15 = 1 × 32/15 × 32 = 32/480
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 270/480 > 32/480 or 18/32 > 1/15

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