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Compare 70/28 and 75/45

1st number: 2 14/28, 2nd number: 1 30/45

70/28 is greater than 75/45

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 45 is 1260

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 45 = 1260,
    70/28 = 70 × 45/28 × 45 = 3150/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 28 = 1260,
    75/45 = 75 × 28/45 × 28 = 2100/1260
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3150/1260 > 2100/1260 or 70/28 > 75/45

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