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Compare 10/27 and 7/30

10/27 is greater than 7/30

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 30 is 270

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 10 = 270,
    10/27 = 10 × 10/27 × 10 = 100/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 9 = 270,
    7/30 = 7 × 9/30 × 9 = 63/270
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 100/270 > 63/270 or 10/27 > 7/30

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