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Compare 10/27 and 2/80

10/27 is greater than 2/80

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 80 is 2160
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 80 = 2160,
    10/27 = 10 × 80/27 × 80 = 800/2160
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 27 = 2160,
    2/80 = 2 × 27/80 × 27 = 54/2160
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 800/2160 > 54/2160 or 10/27 > 2/80

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