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Compare 48/70 and 90/14

1st number: 48/70, 2nd number: 6 6/14

48/70 is smaller than 90/14

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 14 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    48/70 = 48 × 1/70 × 1 = 48/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    90/14 = 90 × 5/14 × 5 = 450/70
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 48/70 < 450/70 or 48/70 < 90/14

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