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Compare 1/28 and 10/6

1st number: 1/28, 2nd number: 1 4/6

1/28 is smaller than 10/6

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 6 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    1/28 = 1 × 3/28 × 3 = 3/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,
    10/6 = 10 × 14/6 × 14 = 140/84
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3/84 < 140/84 or 1/28 < 10/6

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