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Compare 70/9 and 2/96

1st number: 7 7/9, 2nd number: 2/96

70/9 is greater than 2/96

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 96 is 288
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 32 = 288,
    70/9 = 70 × 32/9 × 32 = 2240/288
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 3 = 288,
    2/96 = 2 × 3/96 × 3 = 6/288
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2240/288 > 6/288 or 70/9 > 2/96

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