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Compare 75/24 and 8/49

1st number: 3 3/24, 2nd number: 8/49

75/24 is greater than 8/49

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  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 49 is 1176
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 49 = 1176,
    75/24 = 75 × 49/24 × 49 = 3675/1176
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 24 = 1176,
    8/49 = 8 × 24/49 × 24 = 192/1176
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3675/1176 > 192/1176 or 75/24 > 8/49

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