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Compare 3/70 and 32/10

1st number: 3/70, 2nd number: 3 2/10

3/70 is smaller than 32/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    3/70 = 3 × 1/70 × 1 = 3/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    32/10 = 32 × 7/10 × 7 = 224/70
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3/70 < 224/70 or 3/70 < 32/10

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