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Compare 45/50 and 32/70

45/50 is greater than 32/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 70 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    45/50 = 45 × 7/50 × 7 = 315/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 5 = 350,
    32/70 = 32 × 5/70 × 5 = 160/350
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 315/350 > 160/350 or 45/50 > 32/70

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