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Compare 70/3 and 2/96

1st number: 23 1/3, 2nd number: 2/96

70/3 is greater than 2/96

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 96 is 96
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 32 = 96,
    70/3 = 70 × 32/3 × 32 = 2240/96
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 1 = 96,
    2/96 = 2 × 1/96 × 1 = 2/96
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2240/96 > 2/96 or 70/3 > 2/96

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