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For each of the following pairs of fractions, decide which fraction is greater or whether they are equivalent. For each part, show your thinking clearly.

  1. and

    If you were going to add these fractions, how would you make them have the same denominator?
    Once they have the same denominator, you can decide which is greater.

  2. and

    What is the least common multiple of and ?

    is the least common multiple. How can you see it to make these fractions easier to compare?

  3. and

    The least common multiple of and is .