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Compare 30/2 and 14/20

1st number: 15 0/2, 2nd number: 14/20

30/2 is greater than 14/20

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 20 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 10 = 20,
    30/2 = 30 × 10/2 × 10 = 300/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    14/20 = 14 × 1/20 × 1 = 14/20
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 300/20 > 14/20 or 30/2 > 14/20

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