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Compare 28/27 and 9/30

1st number: 1 1/27, 2nd number: 9/30

28/27 is greater than 9/30

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 30 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 10 = 270,
    28/27 = 28 × 10/27 × 10 = 280/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 9 = 270,
    9/30 = 9 × 9/30 × 9 = 81/270
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 280/270 > 81/270 or 28/27 > 9/30

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