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Compare 4/28 and 14/25

4/28 is smaller than 14/25

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 25 is 700

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 700
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 25 = 700,
    4/28 = 4 × 25/28 × 25 = 100/700
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 28 = 700,
    14/25 = 14 × 28/25 × 28 = 392/700
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 100/700 < 392/700 or 4/28 < 14/25

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