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Compare 80/28 and 8/10

1st number: 2 24/28, 2nd number: 8/10

80/28 is greater than 8/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 10 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    80/28 = 80 × 5/28 × 5 = 400/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 14 = 140,
    8/10 = 8 × 14/10 × 14 = 112/140
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 400/140 > 112/140 or 80/28 > 8/10

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