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Compare 10/30 and 2/56

10/30 is greater than 2/56

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 28 = 840,
    10/30 = 10 × 28/30 × 28 = 280/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    2/56 = 2 × 15/56 × 15 = 30/840
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 280/840 > 30/840 or 10/30 > 2/56

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