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Compare 3/7 and 8/50

3/7 is greater than 8/50

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 50 = 350,
    3/7 = 3 × 50/7 × 50 = 150/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    8/50 = 8 × 7/50 × 7 = 56/350
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 150/350 > 56/350 or 3/7 > 8/50

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