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Compare 24/4 and 32/35

1st number: 6 0/4, 2nd number: 32/35

24/4 is greater than 32/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 35 is 140

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,
    24/4 = 24 × 35/4 × 35 = 840/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    32/35 = 32 × 4/35 × 4 = 128/140
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 840/140 > 128/140 or 24/4 > 32/35

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