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Compare 80/4 and 40/35

1st number: 20 0/4, 2nd number: 1 5/35

80/4 is greater than 40/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 35 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,
    80/4 = 80 × 35/4 × 35 = 2800/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    40/35 = 40 × 4/35 × 4 = 160/140
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2800/140 > 160/140 or 80/4 > 40/35

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