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Compare 28/8 and 2/70

1st number: 3 4/8, 2nd number: 2/70

28/8 is greater than 2/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 70 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    28/8 = 28 × 35/8 × 35 = 980/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    2/70 = 2 × 4/70 × 4 = 8/280
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 980/280 > 8/280 or 28/8 > 2/70

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