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Compare 28/9 and 6/30

1st number: 3 1/9, 2nd number: 6/30

28/9 is greater than 6/30

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 30 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,
    28/9 = 28 × 10/9 × 10 = 280/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    6/30 = 6 × 3/30 × 3 = 18/90
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 280/90 > 18/90 or 28/9 > 6/30

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