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Compare 15/60 and 1/7

15/60 is greater than 1/7

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 7 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    15/60 = 15 × 7/60 × 7 = 105/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 60 = 420,
    1/7 = 1 × 60/7 × 60 = 60/420
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 105/420 > 60/420 or 15/60 > 1/7

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