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Compare 70/8 and 27/70

1st number: 8 6/8, 2nd number: 27/70

70/8 is greater than 27/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 70 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    70/8 = 70 × 35/8 × 35 = 2450/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    27/70 = 27 × 4/70 × 4 = 108/280
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2450/280 > 108/280 or 70/8 > 27/70

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