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Compare 3/10 and 32/70

3/10 is smaller than 32/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    3/10 = 3 × 7/10 × 7 = 21/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    32/70 = 32 × 1/70 × 1 = 32/70
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 21/70 < 32/70 or 3/10 < 32/70

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