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Compare 35/28 and 4/30

1st number: 1 7/28, 2nd number: 4/30

35/28 is greater than 4/30

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 30 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 15 = 420,
    35/28 = 35 × 15/28 × 15 = 525/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 14 = 420,
    4/30 = 4 × 14/30 × 14 = 56/420
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 525/420 > 56/420 or 35/28 > 4/30

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