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Compare 6/20 and 25/10

1st number: 6/20, 2nd number: 2 5/10

6/20 is smaller than 25/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 10 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    6/20 = 6 × 1/20 × 1 = 6/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 2 = 20,
    25/10 = 25 × 2/10 × 2 = 50/20
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 6/20 < 50/20 or 6/20 < 25/10

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