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Compare 4/96 and 7/70

4/96 is smaller than 7/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 96 and 70 is 3360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 96 × 35 = 3360,
    4/96 = 4 × 35/96 × 35 = 140/3360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 48 = 3360,
    7/70 = 7 × 48/70 × 48 = 336/3360
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 140/3360 < 336/3360 or 4/96 < 7/70

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