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Compare 15/75 and 8/10

15/75 is smaller than 8/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 10 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 2 = 150,
    15/75 = 15 × 2/75 × 2 = 30/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 15 = 150,
    8/10 = 8 × 15/10 × 15 = 120/150
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 30/150 < 120/150 or 15/75 < 8/10

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