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Compare 21/10 and 8/70

1st number: 2 1/10, 2nd number: 8/70

21/10 is greater than 8/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    21/10 = 21 × 7/10 × 7 = 147/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    8/70 = 8 × 1/70 × 1 = 8/70
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 147/70 > 8/70 or 21/10 > 8/70

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