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Compare 30/35 and 63/80

30/35 is greater than 63/80

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 80 is 560

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 16 = 560,
    30/35 = 30 × 16/35 × 16 = 480/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 7 = 560,
    63/80 = 63 × 7/80 × 7 = 441/560
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 480/560 > 441/560 or 30/35 > 63/80

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