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Compare 35/28 and 28/24

1st number: 1 7/28, 2nd number: 1 4/24

35/28 is greater than 28/24

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 6 = 168,
    35/28 = 35 × 6/28 × 6 = 210/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    28/24 = 28 × 7/24 × 7 = 196/168
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 210/168 > 196/168 or 35/28 > 28/24

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