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Of the two fractions 15/21 and 19/17 which is smaller?

I think 19/17 is smaller.Pleasecheckmy work

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No, unless you have a typo, notice that in 19/17 the numerator is larger than the denominator, so it is greater than one. For 15/21, the opposite is true.

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