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Compare 25/24 and 10/98

1st number: 1 1/24, 2nd number: 10/98

25/24 is greater than 10/98

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 98 is 1176
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 49 = 1176,
    25/24 = 25 × 49/24 × 49 = 1225/1176
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 12 = 1176,
    10/98 = 10 × 12/98 × 12 = 120/1176
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1225/1176 > 120/1176 or 25/24 > 10/98

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