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Compare 49/70 and 5/14

49/70 is greater than 5/14

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,
    49/70 = 49 × 1/70 × 1 = 49/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    5/14 = 5 × 5/14 × 5 = 25/70
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 49/70 > 25/70 or 49/70 > 5/14

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