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Compare 3/7 and 3/18

3/7 is greater than 3/18

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 18 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 18 = 126,
    3/7 = 3 × 18/7 × 18 = 54/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    3/18 = 3 × 7/18 × 7 = 21/126
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 54/126 > 21/126 or 3/7 > 3/18

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