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Compare 15/70 and 64/10

1st number: 15/70, 2nd number: 6 4/10

15/70 is smaller than 64/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    15/70 = 15 × 1/70 × 1 = 15/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    64/10 = 64 × 7/10 × 7 = 448/70
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 15/70 < 448/70 or 15/70 < 64/10

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