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Compare 7/28 and 5/35

7/28 is greater than 5/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 35 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    7/28 = 7 × 5/28 × 5 = 35/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    5/35 = 5 × 4/35 × 4 = 20/140
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 35/140 > 20/140 or 7/28 > 5/35

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