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Compare 6/20 and 10/50

6/20 is greater than 10/50

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 50 is 100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 5 = 100,
    6/20 = 6 × 5/20 × 5 = 30/100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 2 = 100,
    10/50 = 10 × 2/50 × 2 = 20/100
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 30/100 > 20/100 or 6/20 > 10/50

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