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Compare 8/15 and 1/14

8/15 is greater than 1/14

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 14 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 14 = 210,
    8/15 = 8 × 14/15 × 14 = 112/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 15 = 210,
    1/14 = 1 × 15/14 × 15 = 15/210
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 112/210 > 15/210 or 8/15 > 1/14

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