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Compare 90/24 and 3/70

1st number: 3 18/24, 2nd number: 3/70

90/24 is greater than 3/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 70 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 35 = 840,
    90/24 = 90 × 35/24 × 35 = 3150/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 12 = 840,
    3/70 = 3 × 12/70 × 12 = 36/840
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3150/840 > 36/840 or 90/24 > 3/70

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