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Compare 20/2 and 1/28

1st number: 10 0/2, 2nd number: 1/28

20/2 is greater than 1/28

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 14 = 28,
    20/2 = 20 × 14/2 × 14 = 280/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    1/28 = 1 × 1/28 × 1 = 1/28
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 280/28 > 1/28 or 20/2 > 1/28

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