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Compare 7/9 and 1/35

7/9 is greater than 1/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 35 is 315

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 35 = 315,
    7/9 = 7 × 35/9 × 35 = 245/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 9 = 315,
    1/35 = 1 × 9/35 × 9 = 9/315
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 245/315 > 9/315 or 7/9 > 1/35

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