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Compare 5/6 and 3/10

5/6 is greater than 3/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    5/6 = 5 × 5/6 × 5 = 25/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    3/10 = 3 × 3/10 × 3 = 9/30
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 25/30 > 9/30 or 5/6 > 3/10

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