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Compare 3/10 and 2/28

3/10 is greater than 2/28

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 28 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 14 = 140,
    3/10 = 3 × 14/10 × 14 = 42/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    2/28 = 2 × 5/28 × 5 = 10/140
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 42/140 > 10/140 or 3/10 > 2/28

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