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Compare 2/6 and 9/10

2/6 is smaller than 9/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    2/6 = 2 × 5/6 × 5 = 10/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    9/10 = 9 × 3/10 × 3 = 27/30
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 10/30 < 27/30 or 2/6 < 9/10

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