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7-82.

Joe is downloading songs from the Internet. He can download them at a rate of $8$ songs every $10$ minutes. Jasmine, who is also downloading songs, can download at a rate of $12$ songs every $15$ minutes. Who is downloading songs faster?

Write each rate as a fraction.

Joe: $\frac{8\ \text{songs}}{10\ \text{minutes}}$      Jasmine: $\frac{12\ \text{songs}}{15\ \text{minutes}}$

What do you notice when you compare the fractions?
Try reducing each fraction.