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Compare 7/45 and 24/28

7/45 is smaller than 24/28

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 28 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 28 = 1260,
    7/45 = 7 × 28/45 × 28 = 196/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 45 = 1260,
    24/28 = 24 × 45/28 × 45 = 1080/1260
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 196/1260 < 1080/1260 or 7/45 < 24/28

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