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Compare 21/14 and 30/54

1st number: 1 7/14, 2nd number: 30/54

21/14 is greater than 30/54

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 54 is 378
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 27 = 378,
    21/14 = 21 × 27/14 × 27 = 567/378
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 7 = 378,
    30/54 = 30 × 7/54 × 7 = 210/378
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 567/378 > 210/378 or 21/14 > 30/54

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