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Compare 9/30 and 81/7

1st number: 9/30, 2nd number: 11 4/7

9/30 is smaller than 81/7

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 7 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    9/30 = 9 × 7/30 × 7 = 63/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 30 = 210,
    81/7 = 81 × 30/7 × 30 = 2430/210
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 63/210 < 2430/210 or 9/30 < 81/7

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