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Compare 28/18 and 3/10

1st number: 1 10/18, 2nd number: 3/10

28/18 is greater than 3/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 10 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    28/18 = 28 × 5/18 × 5 = 140/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    3/10 = 3 × 9/10 × 9 = 27/90
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 140/90 > 27/90 or 28/18 > 3/10

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