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Compare 24/30 and 10/80

24/30 is greater than 10/80

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 80 is 240

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    24/30 = 24 × 8/30 × 8 = 192/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    10/80 = 10 × 3/80 × 3 = 30/240
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 192/240 > 30/240 or 24/30 > 10/80

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