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Compare 7/14 and 10/30

7/14 is greater than 10/30

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 15 = 210,
    7/14 = 7 × 15/14 × 15 = 105/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    10/30 = 10 × 7/30 × 7 = 70/210
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 105/210 > 70/210 or 7/14 > 10/30

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