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Compare 28/56 and 10/9

1st number: 28/56, 2nd number: 1 1/9

28/56 is smaller than 10/9

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 9 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    28/56 = 28 × 9/56 × 9 = 252/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 56 = 504,
    10/9 = 10 × 56/9 × 56 = 560/504
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 252/504 < 560/504 or 28/56 < 10/9

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