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Compare 4/3 and 20/35

1st number: 1 1/3, 2nd number: 20/35

4/3 is greater than 20/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 35 is 105
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 35 = 105,
    4/3 = 4 × 35/3 × 35 = 140/105
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 3 = 105,
    20/35 = 20 × 3/35 × 3 = 60/105
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 140/105 > 60/105 or 4/3 > 20/35

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