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Compare 10/35 and 3/36

10/35 is greater than 3/36

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 36 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 36 = 1260,
    10/35 = 10 × 36/35 × 36 = 360/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 35 = 1260,
    3/36 = 3 × 35/36 × 35 = 105/1260
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 360/1260 > 105/1260 or 10/35 > 3/36

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