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Compare 35/8 and 28/24

1st number: 4 3/8, 2nd number: 1 4/24

35/8 is greater than 28/24

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    35/8 = 35 × 3/8 × 3 = 105/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    28/24 = 28 × 1/24 × 1 = 28/24
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 105/24 > 28/24 or 35/8 > 28/24

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