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Compare 49/98 and 30/6

1st number: 49/98, 2nd number: 5 0/6

49/98 is smaller than 30/6

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 6 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    49/98 = 49 × 3/98 × 3 = 147/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,
    30/6 = 30 × 49/6 × 49 = 1470/294
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 147/294 < 1470/294 or 49/98 < 30/6

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