Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Compare fractions

Compare 9/24 and 4/10

9/24 is smaller than 4/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 10 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    9/24 = 9 × 5/24 × 5 = 45/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 12 = 120,
    4/10 = 4 × 12/10 × 12 = 48/120
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 45/120 < 48/120 or 9/24 < 4/10

Related:

Use fraction calculator with our all-in-one calculator app: Download for Android, Download for iOS

© everydaycalculation.com