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Compare 10/3 and 6/80

1st number: 3 1/3, 2nd number: 6/80

10/3 is greater than 6/80

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 80 = 240,
    10/3 = 10 × 80/3 × 80 = 800/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    6/80 = 6 × 3/80 × 3 = 18/240
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 800/240 > 18/240 or 10/3 > 6/80

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