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Compare 28/9 and 15/10

1st number: 3 1/9, 2nd number: 1 5/10

28/9 is greater than 15/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 10 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,
    28/9 = 28 × 10/9 × 10 = 280/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    15/10 = 15 × 9/10 × 9 = 135/90
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 280/90 > 135/90 or 28/9 > 15/10

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