Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

1^{st} number: 1 4/8, 2^{nd} number: 2 21/30

128 is smaller than 8130

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 8 and 30 is**120**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 120 - For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,

128 = 12 × 158 × 15 = 180120 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,

8130 = 81 × 430 × 4 = 324120 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 180120 < 324120 or 128 < 8130

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:

Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related: ^{24}/_{8} and ^{81}/_{30} ^{12}/_{16} and ^{81}/_{30} ^{12}/_{8} and ^{81}/_{60} ^{36}/_{8} and ^{81}/_{30} ^{12}/_{24} and ^{81}/_{30} ^{12}/_{8} and ^{81}/_{90} ^{60}/_{8} and ^{81}/_{30} ^{12}/_{40} and ^{81}/_{30} ^{84}/_{8} and ^{81}/_{30} ^{12}/_{56} and ^{81}/_{30}

© everydaycalculation.com