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Compare 3/2 and 2/28

1st number: 1 1/2, 2nd number: 2/28

3/2 is greater than 2/28

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 14 = 28,
    3/2 = 3 × 14/2 × 14 = 42/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    2/28 = 2 × 1/28 × 1 = 2/28
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 42/28 > 2/28 or 3/2 > 2/28

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