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Compare 10/81 and 14/70

10/81 is smaller than 14/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 81 and 70 is 5670

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 5670
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 81 × 70 = 5670,
    10/81 = 10 × 70/81 × 70 = 700/5670
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 81 = 5670,
    14/70 = 14 × 81/70 × 81 = 1134/5670
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 700/5670 < 1134/5670 or 10/81 < 14/70

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