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Compare 8/25 and 1/14

8/25 is greater than 1/14

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 14 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 14 = 350,
    8/25 = 8 × 14/25 × 14 = 112/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 25 = 350,
    1/14 = 1 × 25/14 × 25 = 25/350
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 112/350 > 25/350 or 8/25 > 1/14

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