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Compare 4/10 and 9/35

4/10 is greater than 9/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 35 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    4/10 = 4 × 7/10 × 7 = 28/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    9/35 = 9 × 2/35 × 2 = 18/70
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 28/70 > 18/70 or 4/10 > 9/35

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