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Compare 7/10 and 3/7

7/10 is greater than 3/7

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 7 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    7/10 = 7 × 7/10 × 7 = 49/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 10 = 70,
    3/7 = 3 × 10/7 × 10 = 30/70
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 49/70 > 30/70 or 7/10 > 3/7

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