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13 is smaller than 68

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

LCM of 3 and 8 is**24**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 24 - For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 8 = 24,

13 = 1 × 83 × 8 = 824 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,

68 = 6 × 38 × 3 = 1824 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 824 < 1824 or 13 < 68

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