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Compare 10/27 and 2/32

10/27 is greater than 2/32

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 32 is 864
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 32 = 864,
    10/27 = 10 × 32/27 × 32 = 320/864
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 27 = 864,
    2/32 = 2 × 27/32 × 27 = 54/864
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 320/864 > 54/864 or 10/27 > 2/32

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