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Compare 7/3 and 4/25

1st number: 2 1/3, 2nd number: 4/25

7/3 is greater than 4/25

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 25 is 75
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 25 = 75,
    7/3 = 7 × 25/3 × 25 = 175/75
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 3 = 75,
    4/25 = 4 × 3/25 × 3 = 12/75
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 175/75 > 12/75 or 7/3 > 4/25

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