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Compare 10/18 and 60/54

1st number: 10/18, 2nd number: 1 6/54

10/18 is smaller than 60/54

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 54 is 54

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 3 = 54,
    10/18 = 10 × 3/18 × 3 = 30/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    60/54 = 60 × 1/54 × 1 = 60/54
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 30/54 < 60/54 or 10/18 < 60/54

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