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Compare 28/9 and 9/70

1st number: 3 1/9, 2nd number: 9/70

28/9 is greater than 9/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 70 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 70 = 630,
    28/9 = 28 × 70/9 × 70 = 1960/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 9 = 630,
    9/70 = 9 × 9/70 × 9 = 81/630
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1960/630 > 81/630 or 28/9 > 9/70

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