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Compare 90/4 and 6/70

1st number: 22 2/4, 2nd number: 6/70

90/4 is greater than 6/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 70 is 140

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,
    90/4 = 90 × 35/4 × 35 = 3150/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,
    6/70 = 6 × 2/70 × 2 = 12/140
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3150/140 > 12/140 or 90/4 > 6/70

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