Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

1^{st} number: 4 0/6, 2^{nd} number: 70/80

246 is greater than 7080

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 6 and 80 is**240**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 240 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 40 = 240,

246 = 24 × 406 × 40 = 960240 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,

7080 = 70 × 380 × 3 = 210240 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 960240 > 210240 or 246 > 7080

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:

Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related: ^{48}/_{6} and ^{70}/_{80} ^{24}/_{12} and ^{70}/_{80} ^{72}/_{6} and ^{70}/_{80} ^{24}/_{18} and ^{70}/_{80} ^{24}/_{30} and ^{70}/_{80} ^{24}/_{42} and ^{70}/_{80}

© everydaycalculation.com