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Compare 70/30 and 2/96

1st number: 2 10/30, 2nd number: 2/96

70/30 is greater than 2/96

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 96 is 480
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 16 = 480,
    70/30 = 70 × 16/30 × 16 = 1120/480
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 5 = 480,
    2/96 = 2 × 5/96 × 5 = 10/480
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1120/480 > 10/480 or 70/30 > 2/96

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