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Compare 4/14 and 1/28

4/14 is greater than 1/28

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 2 = 28,
    4/14 = 4 × 2/14 × 2 = 8/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    1/28 = 1 × 1/28 × 1 = 1/28
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 8/28 > 1/28 or 4/14 > 1/28

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