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Compare 70/56 and 45/70

1st number: 1 14/56, 2nd number: 45/70

70/56 is greater than 45/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 70 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    70/56 = 70 × 5/56 × 5 = 350/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    45/70 = 45 × 4/70 × 4 = 180/280
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 350/280 > 180/280 or 70/56 > 45/70

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