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Compare 18/3 and 6/70

1st number: 6 0/3, 2nd number: 6/70

18/3 is greater than 6/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 70 is 210

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 70 = 210,
    18/3 = 18 × 70/3 × 70 = 1260/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    6/70 = 6 × 3/70 × 3 = 18/210
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1260/210 > 18/210 or 18/3 > 6/70

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