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Compare 8/2 and 3/25

1st number: 4 0/2, 2nd number: 3/25

8/2 is greater than 3/25

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 25 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 25 = 50,
    8/2 = 8 × 25/2 × 25 = 200/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 2 = 50,
    3/25 = 3 × 2/25 × 2 = 6/50
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 200/50 > 6/50 or 8/2 > 3/25

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