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Compare 60/70 and 27/35

60/70 is greater than 27/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 35 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    60/70 = 60 × 1/70 × 1 = 60/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    27/35 = 27 × 2/35 × 2 = 54/70
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 60/70 > 54/70 or 60/70 > 27/35

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