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Compare 24/8 and 8/75

1st number: 3 0/8, 2nd number: 8/75

24/8 is greater than 8/75

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 75 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 75 = 600,
    24/8 = 24 × 75/8 × 75 = 1800/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    8/75 = 8 × 8/75 × 8 = 64/600
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1800/600 > 64/600 or 24/8 > 8/75

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