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Compare 56/80 and 10/27

56/80 is greater than 10/27

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 27 is 2160
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 27 = 2160,
    56/80 = 56 × 27/80 × 27 = 1512/2160
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 80 = 2160,
    10/27 = 10 × 80/27 × 80 = 800/2160
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1512/2160 > 800/2160 or 56/80 > 10/27

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