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Compare 36/24 and 1/35

1st number: 1 12/24, 2nd number: 1/35

36/24 is greater than 1/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 35 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 35 = 840,
    36/24 = 36 × 35/24 × 35 = 1260/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 24 = 840,
    1/35 = 1 × 24/35 × 24 = 24/840
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1260/840 > 24/840 or 36/24 > 1/35

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