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Compare 70/75 and 28/40

70/75 is greater than 28/40

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 40 is 600

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    70/75 = 70 × 8/75 × 8 = 560/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 15 = 600,
    28/40 = 28 × 15/40 × 15 = 420/600
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 560/600 > 420/600 or 70/75 > 28/40

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