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Compare 6/4 and 6/10

1st number: 1 2/4, 2nd number: 6/10

6/4 is greater than 6/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 10 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    6/4 = 6 × 5/4 × 5 = 30/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 2 = 20,
    6/10 = 6 × 2/10 × 2 = 12/20
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 30/20 > 12/20 or 6/4 > 6/10

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