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Compare 3/24 and 9/25

3/24 is smaller than 9/25

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 25 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 25 = 600,
    3/24 = 3 × 25/24 × 25 = 75/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 24 = 600,
    9/25 = 9 × 24/25 × 24 = 216/600
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 75/600 < 216/600 or 3/24 < 9/25

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