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Compare 24/3 and 10/70

1st number: 8 0/3, 2nd number: 10/70

24/3 is greater than 10/70

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,
    24/3 = 24 × 70/3 × 70 = 1680/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    10/70 = 10 × 3/70 × 3 = 30/210
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1680/210 > 30/210 or 24/3 > 10/70

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