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Compare 18/20 and 4/60

18/20 is greater than 4/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    18/20 = 18 × 3/20 × 3 = 54/60
  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. 54/60 > 4/60 or 18/20 > 4/60

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