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show how 30/56 is smaller than 5/7 and 6/8

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  1. You need to find the common denominator.

    5/7 = 40/56
    6/8 = 42/56

    http://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/common-denominator.html

  2. 5/7=(8*5)/(8*7)=40/56

    6/8=(7*6)/(7*8)=42/56

    30/56 < 40/56

    30/56 < 42/56

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