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Compare 10/15 and 2/80

10/15 is greater than 2/80

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 16 = 240,
    10/15 = 10 × 16/15 × 16 = 160/240
  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. 160/240 > 6/240 or 10/15 > 2/80

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