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Compare 30/10 and 90/75

1st number: 3 0/10, 2nd number: 1 15/75

30/10 is greater than 90/75

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 75 is 150

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 15 = 150,
    30/10 = 30 × 15/10 × 15 = 450/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 2 = 150,
    90/75 = 90 × 2/75 × 2 = 180/150
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 450/150 > 180/150 or 30/10 > 90/75

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