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Compare 70/10 and 60/32

1st number: 7 0/10, 2nd number: 1 28/32

70/10 is greater than 60/32

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 32 is 160

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 160
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 16 = 160,
    70/10 = 70 × 16/10 × 16 = 1120/160
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 5 = 160,
    60/32 = 60 × 5/32 × 5 = 300/160
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1120/160 > 300/160 or 70/10 > 60/32

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