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Compare 7/14 and 5/70

7/14 is greater than 5/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    7/14 = 7 × 5/14 × 5 = 35/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    5/70 = 5 × 1/70 × 1 = 5/70
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 35/70 > 5/70 or 7/14 > 5/70

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