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Compare 1/60 and 16/63

1/60 is smaller than 16/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 63 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 21 = 1260,
    1/60 = 1 × 21/60 × 21 = 21/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 20 = 1260,
    16/63 = 16 × 20/63 × 20 = 320/1260
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 21/1260 < 320/1260 or 1/60 < 16/63

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