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Compare 7/18 and 24/80

7/18 is greater than 24/80

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 80 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 40 = 720,
    7/18 = 7 × 40/18 × 40 = 280/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 9 = 720,
    24/80 = 24 × 9/80 × 9 = 216/720
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 280/720 > 216/720 or 7/18 > 24/80

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