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Compare 4/3 and 18/70

1st number: 1 1/3, 2nd number: 18/70

4/3 is greater than 18/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 70 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 70 = 210,
    4/3 = 4 × 70/3 × 70 = 280/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 3 = 210,
    18/70 = 18 × 3/70 × 3 = 54/210
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 280/210 > 54/210 or 4/3 > 18/70

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