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Compare 84/35 and 27/28

1st number: 2 14/35, 2nd number: 27/28

84/35 is greater than 27/28

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 28 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    84/35 = 84 × 4/35 × 4 = 336/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    27/28 = 27 × 5/28 × 5 = 135/140
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 336/140 > 135/140 or 84/35 > 27/28

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