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Compare 48/15 and 10/35

1st number: 3 3/15, 2nd number: 10/35

48/15 is greater than 10/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 35 is 105
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 7 = 105,
    48/15 = 48 × 7/15 × 7 = 336/105
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 3 = 105,
    10/35 = 10 × 3/35 × 3 = 30/105
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 336/105 > 30/105 or 48/15 > 10/35

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