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Compare 6/28 and 30/80

6/28 is smaller than 30/80

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 80 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 20 = 560,
    6/28 = 6 × 20/28 × 20 = 120/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 7 = 560,
    30/80 = 30 × 7/80 × 7 = 210/560
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 120/560 < 210/560 or 6/28 < 30/80

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