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Compare 7/3 and 7/28

1st number: 2 1/3, 2nd number: 7/28

7/3 is greater than 7/28

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 28 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 28 = 84,
    7/3 = 7 × 28/3 × 28 = 196/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    7/28 = 7 × 3/28 × 3 = 21/84
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 196/84 > 21/84 or 7/3 > 7/28

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