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Compare 7/5 and 9/10

1st number: 1 2/5, 2nd number: 9/10

7/5 is greater than 9/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 10 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 2 = 10,
    7/5 = 7 × 2/5 × 2 = 14/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 1 = 10,
    9/10 = 9 × 1/10 × 1 = 9/10
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 14/10 > 9/10 or 7/5 > 9/10

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