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Compare 70/90 and 2/9

70/90 is greater than 2/9

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 9 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    70/90 = 70 × 1/90 × 1 = 70/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,
    2/9 = 2 × 10/9 × 10 = 20/90
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 70/90 > 20/90 or 70/90 > 2/9

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