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Compare 10/60 and 2/8

10/60 is smaller than 2/8

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    10/60 = 10 × 2/60 × 2 = 20/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    2/8 = 2 × 15/8 × 15 = 30/120
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 20/120 < 30/120 or 10/60 < 2/8

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