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Compare 20/40 and 1/10

20/40 is greater than 1/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 10 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    20/40 = 20 × 1/40 × 1 = 20/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    1/10 = 1 × 4/10 × 4 = 4/40
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 20/40 > 4/40 or 20/40 > 1/10

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