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Compare 45/7 and 56/10

1st number: 6 3/7, 2nd number: 5 6/10

45/7 is greater than 56/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 10 = 70,
    45/7 = 45 × 10/7 × 10 = 450/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    56/10 = 56 × 7/10 × 7 = 392/70
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 450/70 > 392/70 or 45/7 > 56/10

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