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Compare 3/4 and 8/70

3/4 is greater than 8/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 70 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,
    3/4 = 3 × 35/4 × 35 = 105/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,
    8/70 = 8 × 2/70 × 2 = 16/140
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 105/140 > 16/140 or 3/4 > 8/70

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