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Compare 15/10 and 32/70

1st number: 1 5/10, 2nd number: 32/70

15/10 is greater than 32/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    15/10 = 15 × 7/10 × 7 = 105/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    32/70 = 32 × 1/70 × 1 = 32/70
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 105/70 > 32/70 or 15/10 > 32/70

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