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Compare 10/15 and 4/56

10/15 is greater than 4/56

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 56 = 840,
    10/15 = 10 × 56/15 × 56 = 560/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    4/56 = 4 × 15/56 × 15 = 60/840
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 560/840 > 60/840 or 10/15 > 4/56

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