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Compare 2/4 and 1/30

2/4 is greater than 1/30

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 30 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    2/4 = 2 × 15/4 × 15 = 30/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    1/30 = 1 × 2/30 × 2 = 2/60
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 30/60 > 2/60 or 2/4 > 1/30

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