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Compare 2/27 and 3/10

2/27 is smaller than 3/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 10 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 10 = 270,
    2/27 = 2 × 10/27 × 10 = 20/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 27 = 270,
    3/10 = 3 × 27/10 × 27 = 81/270
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 20/270 < 81/270 or 2/27 < 3/10

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