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Compare 7/24 and 14/80

7/24 is greater than 14/80

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 10 = 240,
    7/24 = 7 × 10/24 × 10 = 70/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    14/80 = 14 × 3/80 × 3 = 42/240
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 70/240 > 42/240 or 7/24 > 14/80

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