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Compare 70/32 and 21/75

1st number: 2 6/32, 2nd number: 21/75

70/32 is greater than 21/75

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 32 and 75 is 2400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 32 × 75 = 2400,
    70/32 = 70 × 75/32 × 75 = 5250/2400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 32 = 2400,
    21/75 = 21 × 32/75 × 32 = 672/2400
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 5250/2400 > 672/2400 or 70/32 > 21/75

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