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Compare 49/70 and 10/18

49/70 is greater than 10/18

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 18 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 9 = 630,
    49/70 = 49 × 9/70 × 9 = 441/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 35 = 630,
    10/18 = 10 × 35/18 × 35 = 350/630
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 441/630 > 350/630 or 49/70 > 10/18

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