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Compare 60/35 and 75/70

1st number: 1 25/35, 2nd number: 1 5/70

60/35 is greater than 75/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 70 is 70

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    60/35 = 60 × 2/35 × 2 = 120/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    75/70 = 75 × 1/70 × 1 = 75/70
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 120/70 > 75/70 or 60/35 > 75/70

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