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Compare 30/14 and 2/54

1st number: 2 2/14, 2nd number: 2/54

30/14 is greater than 2/54

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 54 is 378
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 27 = 378,
    30/14 = 30 × 27/14 × 27 = 810/378
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 7 = 378,
    2/54 = 2 × 7/54 × 7 = 14/378
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 810/378 > 14/378 or 30/14 > 2/54

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