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Compare 8/70 and 54/35

1st number: 8/70, 2nd number: 1 19/35

8/70 is smaller than 54/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 35 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    8/70 = 8 × 1/70 × 1 = 8/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    54/35 = 54 × 2/35 × 2 = 108/70
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 8/70 < 108/70 or 8/70 < 54/35

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