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Compare 70/6 and 6/80

1st number: 11 4/6, 2nd number: 6/80

70/6 is greater than 6/80

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 40 = 240,
    70/6 = 70 × 40/6 × 40 = 2800/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    6/80 = 6 × 3/80 × 3 = 18/240
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2800/240 > 18/240 or 70/6 > 6/80

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