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Compare 7/28 and 10/49

7/28 is greater than 10/49

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 49 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 7 = 196,
    7/28 = 7 × 7/28 × 7 = 49/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 4 = 196,
    10/49 = 10 × 4/49 × 4 = 40/196
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 49/196 > 40/196 or 7/28 > 10/49

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