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Compare 84/70 and 30/60

1st number: 1 14/70, 2nd number: 30/60

84/70 is greater than 30/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 6 = 420,
    84/70 = 84 × 6/70 × 6 = 504/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    30/60 = 30 × 7/60 × 7 = 210/420
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 504/420 > 210/420 or 84/70 > 30/60

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