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Compare 3/15 and 8/70

3/15 is greater than 8/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 70 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 14 = 210,
    3/15 = 3 × 14/15 × 14 = 42/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    8/70 = 8 × 3/70 × 3 = 24/210
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 42/210 > 24/210 or 3/15 > 8/70

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