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Compare 90/35 and 75/30

1st number: 2 20/35, 2nd number: 2 15/30

90/35 is greater than 75/30

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 30 is 210

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 6 = 210,
    90/35 = 90 × 6/35 × 6 = 540/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    75/30 = 75 × 7/30 × 7 = 525/210
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 540/210 > 525/210 or 90/35 > 75/30

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