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Compare 24/56 and 8/35

24/56 is greater than 8/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 35 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    24/56 = 24 × 5/56 × 5 = 120/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    8/35 = 8 × 8/35 × 8 = 64/280
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 120/280 > 64/280 or 24/56 > 8/35

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