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Compare 4/6 and 2/10

4/6 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,
    4/6 = 4 × 5/6 × 5 = 20/30
  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. 20/30 > 6/30 or 4/6 > 2/10

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