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Compare 10/35 and 3/9

10/35 is smaller than 3/9

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 9 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 9 = 315,
    10/35 = 10 × 9/35 × 9 = 90/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 35 = 315,
    3/9 = 3 × 35/9 × 35 = 105/315
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 90/315 < 105/315 or 10/35 < 3/9

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