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Compare 12/24 and 7/30

12/24 is greater than 7/30

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 30 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    12/24 = 12 × 5/24 × 5 = 60/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    7/30 = 7 × 4/30 × 4 = 28/120
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 60/120 > 28/120 or 12/24 > 7/30

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