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Compare 20/48 and 7/70

20/48 is greater than 7/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 70 is 1680
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 35 = 1680,
    20/48 = 20 × 35/48 × 35 = 700/1680
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 24 = 1680,
    7/70 = 7 × 24/70 × 24 = 168/1680
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 700/1680 > 168/1680 or 20/48 > 7/70

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