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Compare 21/30 and 10/48

21/30 is greater than 10/48

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 48 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    21/30 = 21 × 8/30 × 8 = 168/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    10/48 = 10 × 5/48 × 5 = 50/240
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 168/240 > 50/240 or 21/30 > 10/48

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