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Compare 7/28 and 30/54

7/28 is smaller than 30/54

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 54 is 756
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 27 = 756,
    7/28 = 7 × 27/28 × 27 = 189/756
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 14 = 756,
    30/54 = 30 × 14/54 × 14 = 420/756
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 189/756 < 420/756 or 7/28 < 30/54

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