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Compare 30/5 and 63/80

1st number: 6 0/5, 2nd number: 63/80

30/5 is greater than 63/80

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 80 is 80

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

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