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23 is greater than 24

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 3 and 4 is**12**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 12 - For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,

23 = 2 × 43 × 4 = 812 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,

24 = 2 × 34 × 3 = 612 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 812 > 612 or 23 > 24

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