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Compare 10/35 and 15/18

10/35 is smaller than 15/18

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 18 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 18 = 630,
    10/35 = 10 × 18/35 × 18 = 180/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 35 = 630,
    15/18 = 15 × 35/18 × 35 = 525/630
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 180/630 < 525/630 or 10/35 < 15/18

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