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Compare 20/8 and 9/10

1st number: 2 4/8, 2nd number: 9/10

20/8 is greater than 9/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 10 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    20/8 = 20 × 5/8 × 5 = 100/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    9/10 = 9 × 4/10 × 4 = 36/40
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 100/40 > 36/40 or 20/8 > 9/10

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