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Compare 6/7 and 3/24

6/7 is greater than 3/24

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 24 = 168,
    6/7 = 6 × 24/7 × 24 = 144/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    3/24 = 3 × 7/24 × 7 = 21/168
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 144/168 > 21/168 or 6/7 > 3/24

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