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Compare 6/70 and 27/45

6/70 is smaller than 27/45

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 45 is 630

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 9 = 630,
    6/70 = 6 × 9/70 × 9 = 54/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 14 = 630,
    27/45 = 27 × 14/45 × 14 = 378/630
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 54/630 < 378/630 or 6/70 < 27/45

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