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Compare 24/56 and 8/25

24/56 is greater than 8/25

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 25 is 1400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 25 = 1400,
    24/56 = 24 × 25/56 × 25 = 600/1400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 56 = 1400,
    8/25 = 8 × 56/25 × 56 = 448/1400
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 600/1400 > 448/1400 or 24/56 > 8/25

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