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Compare 30/18 and 21/98

1st number: 1 12/18, 2nd number: 21/98

30/18 is greater than 21/98

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 98 is 882
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 49 = 882,
    30/18 = 30 × 49/18 × 49 = 1470/882
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 9 = 882,
    21/98 = 21 × 9/98 × 9 = 189/882
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1470/882 > 189/882 or 30/18 > 21/98

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