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Compare 3/75 and 8/70

3/75 is smaller than 8/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 70 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 14 = 1050,
    3/75 = 3 × 14/75 × 14 = 42/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 15 = 1050,
    8/70 = 8 × 15/70 × 15 = 120/1050
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 42/1050 < 120/1050 or 3/75 < 8/70

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