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Compare 15/4 and 2/28

1st number: 3 3/4, 2nd number: 2/28

15/4 is greater than 2/28

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    15/4 = 15 × 7/4 × 7 = 105/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    2/28 = 2 × 1/28 × 1 = 2/28
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 105/28 > 2/28 or 15/4 > 2/28

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