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Compare 36/98 and 1/30

36/98 is greater than 1/30

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 30 is 1470
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 15 = 1470,
    36/98 = 36 × 15/98 × 15 = 540/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 49 = 1470,
    1/30 = 1 × 49/30 × 49 = 49/1470
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 540/1470 > 49/1470 or 36/98 > 1/30

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