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Compare 24/15 and 20/35

1st number: 1 9/15, 2nd number: 20/35

24/15 is greater than 20/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 35 is 105
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 7 = 105,
    24/15 = 24 × 7/15 × 7 = 168/105
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 3 = 105,
    20/35 = 20 × 3/35 × 3 = 60/105
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 168/105 > 60/105 or 24/15 > 20/35

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