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Compare 6/7 and 7/10

6/7 is greater than 7/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 10 = 70,
    6/7 = 6 × 10/7 × 10 = 60/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    7/10 = 7 × 7/10 × 7 = 49/70
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 60/70 > 49/70 or 6/7 > 7/10

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