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Compare 30/6 and 42/98

1st number: 5 0/6, 2nd number: 42/98

30/6 is greater than 42/98

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 98 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,
    30/6 = 30 × 49/6 × 49 = 1470/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    42/98 = 42 × 3/98 × 3 = 126/294
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1470/294 > 126/294 or 30/6 > 42/98

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