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Compare 35/70 and 15/45

35/70 is greater than 15/45

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 45 is 630

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 9 = 630,
    35/70 = 35 × 9/70 × 9 = 315/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 14 = 630,
    15/45 = 15 × 14/45 × 14 = 210/630
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 315/630 > 210/630 or 35/70 > 15/45

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