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Compare 45/24 and 24/14

1st number: 1 21/24, 2nd number: 1 10/14

45/24 is greater than 24/14

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 14 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    45/24 = 45 × 7/24 × 7 = 315/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 12 = 168,
    24/14 = 24 × 12/14 × 12 = 288/168
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 315/168 > 288/168 or 45/24 > 24/14

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