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Compare 3/6 and 2/28

3/6 is greater than 2/28

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 28 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,
    3/6 = 3 × 14/6 × 14 = 42/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    2/28 = 2 × 3/28 × 3 = 6/84
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 42/84 > 6/84 or 3/6 > 2/28

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