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Compare 6/10 and 4/20

6/10 is greater than 4/20

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 20 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 2 = 20,
    6/10 = 6 × 2/10 × 2 = 12/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    4/20 = 4 × 1/20 × 1 = 4/20
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 12/20 > 4/20 or 6/10 > 4/20

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