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Compare 28/18 and 9/30

1st number: 1 10/18, 2nd number: 9/30

28/18 is greater than 9/30

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 30 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    28/18 = 28 × 5/18 × 5 = 140/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    9/30 = 9 × 3/30 × 3 = 27/90
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 140/90 > 27/90 or 28/18 > 9/30

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