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Compare 75/3 and 5/35

1st number: 25 0/3, 2nd number: 5/35

75/3 is greater than 5/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 35 is 105

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 105
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 35 = 105,
    75/3 = 75 × 35/3 × 35 = 2625/105
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 3 = 105,
    5/35 = 5 × 3/35 × 3 = 15/105
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2625/105 > 15/105 or 75/3 > 5/35

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