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23 is greater than 15

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 3 and 5 is**15**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 15 - For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 5 = 15,

23 = 2 × 53 × 5 = 1015 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 3 = 15,

15 = 1 × 35 × 3 = 315 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 1015 > 315 or 23 > 15

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