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Compare 28/8 and 10/18

1st number: 3 4/8, 2nd number: 10/18

28/8 is greater than 10/18

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 18 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    28/8 = 28 × 9/8 × 9 = 252/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    10/18 = 10 × 4/18 × 4 = 40/72
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 252/72 > 40/72 or 28/8 > 10/18

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