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Compare 30/9 and 5/50

1st number: 3 3/9, 2nd number: 5/50

30/9 is greater than 5/50

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 50 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 50 = 450,
    30/9 = 30 × 50/9 × 50 = 1500/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    5/50 = 5 × 9/50 × 9 = 45/450
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1500/450 > 45/450 or 30/9 > 5/50

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