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Compare 30/28 and 2/18

1st number: 1 2/28, 2nd number: 2/18

30/28 is greater than 2/18

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 18 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    30/28 = 30 × 9/28 × 9 = 270/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    2/18 = 2 × 14/18 × 14 = 28/252
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 270/252 > 28/252 or 30/28 > 2/18

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