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Compare 50/70 and 32/96

50/70 is greater than 32/96

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 96 is 3360

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 3360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 48 = 3360,
    50/70 = 50 × 48/70 × 48 = 2400/3360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 35 = 3360,
    32/96 = 32 × 35/96 × 35 = 1120/3360
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2400/3360 > 1120/3360 or 50/70 > 32/96

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