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Compare 18/16 and 1/35

1st number: 1 2/16, 2nd number: 1/35

18/16 is greater than 1/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 35 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    18/16 = 18 × 35/16 × 35 = 630/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 16 = 560,
    1/35 = 1 × 16/35 × 16 = 16/560
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 630/560 > 16/560 or 18/16 > 1/35

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