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Compare 10/14 and 2/18

10/14 is greater than 2/18

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 18 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 9 = 126,
    10/14 = 10 × 9/14 × 9 = 90/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    2/18 = 2 × 7/18 × 7 = 14/126
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 90/126 > 14/126 or 10/14 > 2/18

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