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Compare 24/9 and 30/35

1st number: 2 6/9, 2nd number: 30/35

24/9 is greater than 30/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 35 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 35 = 315,
    24/9 = 24 × 35/9 × 35 = 840/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 9 = 315,
    30/35 = 30 × 9/35 × 9 = 270/315
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 840/315 > 270/315 or 24/9 > 30/35

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