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Compare 35/4 and 28/30

1st number: 8 3/4, 2nd number: 28/30

35/4 is greater than 28/30

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 30 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    35/4 = 35 × 15/4 × 15 = 525/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    28/30 = 28 × 2/30 × 2 = 56/60
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 525/60 > 56/60 or 35/4 > 28/30

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