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Compare 10/12 and 2/80

10/12 is greater than 2/80

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 20 = 240,
    10/12 = 10 × 20/12 × 20 = 200/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    2/80 = 2 × 3/80 × 3 = 6/240
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 200/240 > 6/240 or 10/12 > 2/80

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