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Compare 30/70 and 2/18

30/70 is greater than 2/18

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 18 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 9 = 630,
    30/70 = 30 × 9/70 × 9 = 270/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 35 = 630,
    2/18 = 2 × 35/18 × 35 = 70/630
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 270/630 > 70/630 or 30/70 > 2/18

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