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Compare 30/3 and 2/48

1st number: 10 0/3, 2nd number: 2/48

30/3 is greater than 2/48

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 48 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 16 = 48,
    30/3 = 30 × 16/3 × 16 = 480/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    2/48 = 2 × 1/48 × 1 = 2/48
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 480/48 > 2/48 or 30/3 > 2/48

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