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Compare 3/6 and 2/10

3/6 is greater than 2/10

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,
    3/6 = 3 × 5/6 × 5 = 15/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    2/10 = 2 × 3/10 × 3 = 6/30
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 15/30 > 6/30 or 3/6 > 2/10

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