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Compare 30/4 and 35/27

1st number: 7 2/4, 2nd number: 1 8/27

30/4 is greater than 35/27

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 27 is 108

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 27 = 108,
    30/4 = 30 × 27/4 × 27 = 810/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 4 = 108,
    35/27 = 35 × 4/27 × 4 = 140/108
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 810/108 > 140/108 or 30/4 > 35/27

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