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Compare 8/21 and 1/10

8/21 is greater than 1/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 10 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 10 = 210,
    8/21 = 8 × 10/21 × 10 = 80/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 21 = 210,
    1/10 = 1 × 21/10 × 21 = 21/210
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 80/210 > 21/210 or 8/21 > 1/10

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