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Compare 48/8 and 30/90

1st number: 6 0/8, 2nd number: 30/90

48/8 is greater than 30/90

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 90 is 360

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    48/8 = 48 × 45/8 × 45 = 2160/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 4 = 360,
    30/90 = 30 × 4/90 × 4 = 120/360
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2160/360 > 120/360 or 48/8 > 30/90

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