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Compare 10/21 and 28/6

1st number: 10/21, 2nd number: 4 4/6

10/21 is smaller than 28/6

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 6 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 2 = 42,
    10/21 = 10 × 2/21 × 2 = 20/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    28/6 = 28 × 7/6 × 7 = 196/42
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 20/42 < 196/42 or 10/21 < 28/6

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