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Compare 63/98 and 30/35

63/98 is smaller than 30/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 35 is 490

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 5 = 490,
    63/98 = 63 × 5/98 × 5 = 315/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 14 = 490,
    30/35 = 30 × 14/35 × 14 = 420/490
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 315/490 < 420/490 or 63/98 < 30/35

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