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Compare 1/4 and 1/10

1/4 is greater than 1/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 10 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    1/4 = 1 × 5/4 × 5 = 5/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 2 = 20,
    1/10 = 1 × 2/10 × 2 = 2/20
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 5/20 > 2/20 or 1/4 > 1/10

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