Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

1^{st} number: 2 0/5, 2^{nd} number: 1 3/7

105 is greater than 107

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 5 and 7 is**35**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 35 - For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 7 = 35,

105 = 10 × 75 × 7 = 7035 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 5 = 35,

107 = 10 × 57 × 5 = 5035 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 7035 > 5035 or 105 > 107

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:

Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related: ^{20}/_{5} and ^{10}/_{7} ^{10}/_{5} and ^{20}/_{7} ^{10}/_{5} and ^{10}/_{14} ^{30}/_{5} and ^{10}/_{7} ^{10}/_{5} and ^{30}/_{7} ^{10}/_{15} and ^{10}/_{7} ^{10}/_{5} and ^{10}/_{21} ^{50}/_{5} and ^{10}/_{7} ^{10}/_{5} and ^{50}/_{7} ^{10}/_{25} and ^{10}/_{7} ^{10}/_{5} and ^{10}/_{35} ^{70}/_{5} and ^{10}/_{7} ^{10}/_{5} and ^{70}/_{7} ^{10}/_{35} and ^{10}/_{7} ^{10}/_{5} and ^{10}/_{49}

© everydaycalculation.com