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Compare 20/25 and 10/30

20/25 is greater than 10/30

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 30 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 6 = 150,
    20/25 = 20 × 6/25 × 6 = 120/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 5 = 150,
    10/30 = 10 × 5/30 × 5 = 50/150
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 120/150 > 50/150 or 20/25 > 10/30

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