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Compare 15/28 and 2/20

15/28 is greater than 2/20

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 20 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    15/28 = 15 × 5/28 × 5 = 75/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    2/20 = 2 × 7/20 × 7 = 14/140
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 75/140 > 14/140 or 15/28 > 2/20

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