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Compare 30/98 and 6/40

30/98 is greater than 6/40

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 40 is 1960
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 20 = 1960,
    30/98 = 30 × 20/98 × 20 = 600/1960
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 49 = 1960,
    6/40 = 6 × 49/40 × 49 = 294/1960
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 600/1960 > 294/1960 or 30/98 > 6/40

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