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Compare 24/16 and 8/35

1st number: 1 8/16, 2nd number: 8/35

24/16 is greater than 8/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 35 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    24/16 = 24 × 35/16 × 35 = 840/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 16 = 560,
    8/35 = 8 × 16/35 × 16 = 128/560
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 840/560 > 128/560 or 24/16 > 8/35

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