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Compare 30/6 and 98/20

1st number: 5 0/6, 2nd number: 4 18/20

30/6 is greater than 98/20

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 20 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 10 = 60,
    30/6 = 30 × 10/6 × 10 = 300/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    98/20 = 98 × 3/20 × 3 = 294/60
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 300/60 > 294/60 or 30/6 > 98/20

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