Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

1^{st} number: 1 3/7, 2^{nd} number: 2/8

107 is greater than 28

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 7 and 8 is**56**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 56 - For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,

107 = 10 × 87 × 8 = 8056 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,

28 = 2 × 78 × 7 = 1456 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 8056 > 1456 or 107 > 28

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:

Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related: ^{20}/_{7} and ^{2}/_{8} ^{10}/_{7} and ^{4}/_{8} ^{10}/_{14} and ^{2}/_{8} ^{10}/_{7} and ^{2}/_{16} ^{30}/_{7} and ^{2}/_{8} ^{10}/_{7} and ^{6}/_{8} ^{10}/_{21} and ^{2}/_{8} ^{10}/_{7} and ^{2}/_{24} ^{50}/_{7} and ^{2}/_{8} ^{10}/_{7} and ^{10}/_{8} ^{10}/_{35} and ^{2}/_{8} ^{10}/_{7} and ^{2}/_{40} ^{70}/_{7} and ^{2}/_{8} ^{10}/_{7} and ^{14}/_{8} ^{10}/_{49} and ^{2}/_{8} ^{10}/_{7} and ^{2}/_{56}

© everydaycalculation.com