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Compare 35/70 and 30/54

35/70 is smaller than 30/54

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 54 is 1890
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 27 = 1890,
    35/70 = 35 × 27/70 × 27 = 945/1890
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 35 = 1890,
    30/54 = 30 × 35/54 × 35 = 1050/1890
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 945/1890 < 1050/1890 or 35/70 < 30/54

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