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Compare 80/84 and 9/30

80/84 is greater than 9/30

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 30 is 420

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    80/84 = 80 × 5/84 × 5 = 400/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 14 = 420,
    9/30 = 9 × 14/30 × 14 = 126/420
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 400/420 > 126/420 or 80/84 > 9/30

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