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Compare 8/24 and 1/50

8/24 is greater than 1/50

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 50 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 25 = 600,
    8/24 = 8 × 25/24 × 25 = 200/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 12 = 600,
    1/50 = 1 × 12/50 × 12 = 12/600
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 200/600 > 12/600 or 8/24 > 1/50

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