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Compare 9/16 and 7/70

9/16 is greater than 7/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 70 is 560

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 35 = 560,
    9/16 = 9 × 35/16 × 35 = 315/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 8 = 560,
    7/70 = 7 × 8/70 × 8 = 56/560
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 315/560 > 56/560 or 9/16 > 7/70

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