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Compare 24/80 and 8/35

24/80 is greater than 8/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 35 is 560

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 7 = 560,
    24/80 = 24 × 7/80 × 7 = 168/560
  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. 168/560 > 128/560 or 24/80 > 8/35

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