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Compare 10/15 and 2/8

10/15 is greater than 2/8

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    10/15 = 10 × 8/15 × 8 = 80/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    2/8 = 2 × 15/8 × 15 = 30/120
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 80/120 > 30/120 or 10/15 > 2/8

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