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Compare 36/8 and 30/75

1st number: 4 4/8, 2nd number: 30/75

36/8 is greater than 30/75

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 75 is 600

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 75 = 600,
    36/8 = 36 × 75/8 × 75 = 2700/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    30/75 = 30 × 8/75 × 8 = 240/600
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2700/600 > 240/600 or 36/8 > 30/75

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