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Compare 18/14 and 7/60

1st number: 1 4/14, 2nd number: 7/60

18/14 is greater than 7/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 30 = 420,
    18/14 = 18 × 30/14 × 30 = 540/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    7/60 = 7 × 7/60 × 7 = 49/420
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 540/420 > 49/420 or 18/14 > 7/60

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