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1570 is smaller than 1518

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

LCM of 70 and 18 is**630**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 630 - For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 9 = 630,

1570 = 15 × 970 × 9 = 135630 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 35 = 630,

1518 = 15 × 3518 × 35 = 525630 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 135630 < 525630 or 1570 < 1518

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