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Compare 70/16 and 45/70

1st number: 4 6/16, 2nd number: 45/70

70/16 is greater than 45/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 70 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    70/16 = 70 × 35/16 × 35 = 2450/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 8 = 560,
    45/70 = 45 × 8/70 × 8 = 360/560
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2450/560 > 360/560 or 70/16 > 45/70

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