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Compare 18/10 and 1/15

1st number: 1 8/10, 2nd number: 1/15

18/10 is greater than 1/15

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 15 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    18/10 = 18 × 3/10 × 3 = 54/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    1/15 = 1 × 2/15 × 2 = 2/30
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 54/30 > 2/30 or 18/10 > 1/15

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