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Compare 1/30 and 6/14

1/30 is smaller than 6/14

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 14 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    1/30 = 1 × 7/30 × 7 = 7/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 15 = 210,
    6/14 = 6 × 15/14 × 15 = 90/210
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 7/210 < 90/210 or 1/30 < 6/14

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