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39 is smaller than 2030

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 9 and 30 is**90**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 90 - For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,

39 = 3 × 109 × 10 = 3090 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,

2030 = 20 × 330 × 3 = 6090 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 3090 < 6090 or 39 < 2030

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