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Compare 18/2 and 7/35

1st number: 9 0/2, 2nd number: 7/35

18/2 is greater than 7/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 35 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 35 = 70,
    18/2 = 18 × 35/2 × 35 = 630/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    7/35 = 7 × 2/35 × 2 = 14/70
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 630/70 > 14/70 or 18/2 > 7/35

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