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Compare 20/3 and 9/70

1st number: 6 2/3, 2nd number: 9/70

20/3 is greater than 9/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 70 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 70 = 210,
    20/3 = 20 × 70/3 × 70 = 1400/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    9/70 = 9 × 3/70 × 3 = 27/210
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1400/210 > 27/210 or 20/3 > 9/70

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