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Compare 2/3 and 3/6

2/3 is greater than 3/6

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 6 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,
    2/3 = 2 × 2/3 × 2 = 4/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    3/6 = 3 × 1/6 × 1 = 3/6
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 4/6 > 3/6 or 2/3 > 3/6

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