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Compare 75/98 and 30/3

1st number: 75/98, 2nd number: 10 0/3

75/98 is smaller than 30/3

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 3 is 294

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    75/98 = 75 × 3/98 × 3 = 225/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 98 = 294,
    30/3 = 30 × 98/3 × 98 = 2940/294
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 225/294 < 2940/294 or 75/98 < 30/3

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