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Compare 5/10 and 6/14

5/10 is greater than 6/14

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 14 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    5/10 = 5 × 7/10 × 7 = 35/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    6/14 = 6 × 5/14 × 5 = 30/70
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 35/70 > 30/70 or 5/10 > 6/14

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