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Compare 70/10 and 60/64

1st number: 7 0/10, 2nd number: 60/64

70/10 is greater than 60/64

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 64 is 320

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 320
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 32 = 320,
    70/10 = 70 × 32/10 × 32 = 2240/320
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 64 × 5 = 320,
    60/64 = 60 × 5/64 × 5 = 300/320
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2240/320 > 300/320 or 70/10 > 60/64

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