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Compare 7/28 and 10/36

7/28 is smaller than 10/36

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 36 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    7/28 = 7 × 9/28 × 9 = 63/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    10/36 = 10 × 7/36 × 7 = 70/252
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 63/252 < 70/252 or 7/28 < 10/36

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