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Compare 28/56 and 1/70

28/56 is greater than 1/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 70 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    28/56 = 28 × 5/56 × 5 = 140/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    1/70 = 1 × 4/70 × 4 = 4/280
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 140/280 > 4/280 or 28/56 > 1/70

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