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Compare 28/16 and 1/70

1st number: 1 12/16, 2nd number: 1/70

28/16 is greater than 1/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 70 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    28/16 = 28 × 35/16 × 35 = 980/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 8 = 560,
    1/70 = 1 × 8/70 × 8 = 8/560
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 980/560 > 8/560 or 28/16 > 1/70

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