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Compare 20/96 and 7/10

20/96 is smaller than 7/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 96 and 10 is 480
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 96 × 5 = 480,
    20/96 = 20 × 5/96 × 5 = 100/480
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 48 = 480,
    7/10 = 7 × 48/10 × 48 = 336/480
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 100/480 < 336/480 or 20/96 < 7/10

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