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1570 is smaller than 1020

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

LCM of 70 and 20 is**140**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 140 - For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,

1570 = 15 × 270 × 2 = 30140 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,

1020 = 10 × 720 × 7 = 70140 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 30140 < 70140 or 1570 < 1020

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