Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

1^{st} number: 5 10/12, 2^{nd} number: 17 2/4

7012 is smaller than 704

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 12 and 4 is**12**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 12 - For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,

7012 = 70 × 112 × 1 = 7012 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,

704 = 70 × 34 × 3 = 21012 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 7012 < 21012 or 7012 < 704

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:

Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related: ^{70}/_{24} and ^{70}/_{4} ^{70}/_{12} and ^{70}/_{8} ^{70}/_{36} and ^{70}/_{4} ^{70}/_{12} and ^{70}/_{12} ^{70}/_{60} and ^{70}/_{4} ^{70}/_{12} and ^{70}/_{20} ^{70}/_{84} and ^{70}/_{4} ^{70}/_{12} and ^{70}/_{28}

© everydaycalculation.com