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Compare 18/56 and 1/10

18/56 is greater than 1/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 10 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    18/56 = 18 × 5/56 × 5 = 90/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 28 = 280,
    1/10 = 1 × 28/10 × 28 = 28/280
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 90/280 > 28/280 or 18/56 > 1/10

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