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Compare 18/2 and 4/60

1st number: 9 0/2, 2nd number: 4/60

18/2 is greater than 4/60

Steps for comparing fractions

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

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