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Compare 7/14 and 10/35

7/14 is greater than 10/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 35 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    7/14 = 7 × 5/14 × 5 = 35/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    10/35 = 10 × 2/35 × 2 = 20/70
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 35/70 > 20/70 or 7/14 > 10/35

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