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Compare 4/9 and 10/70

4/9 is greater than 10/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 70 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 70 = 630,
    4/9 = 4 × 70/9 × 70 = 280/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 9 = 630,
    10/70 = 10 × 9/70 × 9 = 90/630
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 280/630 > 90/630 or 4/9 > 10/70

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