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Compare 24/45 and 10/35

24/45 is greater than 10/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 35 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 7 = 315,
    24/45 = 24 × 7/45 × 7 = 168/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 9 = 315,
    10/35 = 10 × 9/35 × 9 = 90/315
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 168/315 > 90/315 or 24/45 > 10/35

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