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Compare 98/84 and 14/80

1st number: 1 14/84, 2nd number: 14/80

98/84 is greater than 14/80

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 80 is 1680
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 20 = 1680,
    98/84 = 98 × 20/84 × 20 = 1960/1680
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 21 = 1680,
    14/80 = 14 × 21/80 × 21 = 294/1680
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1960/1680 > 294/1680 or 98/84 > 14/80

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