Maths / Fractions and Decimals / Comparison of Fractions

QUESTION
 

Which of the following is the largest ?

OPTIONS
A. 

2/3

B. 

4/7

C. 

3/5

D. 

1/15

Right Option : A

EXPLANATION
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Given that : frac {2}{3},frac {4}{7},frac {3}{5}

LCM of 3,7,5 is 105.

frac {2}{3}timesfrac {35}{35}=frac {70}{105};frac {4}{7}times frac {15}{15}=frac {60}{105}

frac {3}{5}timesfrac {21}{21}=frac {63}{105};frac {7}{15}times frac {7}{7}=frac {49}{105}

therefore : : : : : frac {70}{105},i.e.,frac {2}{3}  is the largest fraction.

Hence, the correct option is (a).

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