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Compare 60/48 and 7/30

1st number: 1 12/48, 2nd number: 7/30

60/48 is greater than 7/30

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 30 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    60/48 = 60 × 5/48 × 5 = 300/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    7/30 = 7 × 8/30 × 8 = 56/240
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 300/240 > 56/240 or 60/48 > 7/30

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