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Compare 1/6 and 7/35

1/6 is smaller than 7/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 35 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 35 = 210,
    1/6 = 1 × 35/6 × 35 = 35/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 6 = 210,
    7/35 = 7 × 6/35 × 6 = 42/210
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 35/210 < 42/210 or 1/6 < 7/35

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