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Compare 18/6 and 1/60

1st number: 3 0/6, 2nd number: 1/60

18/6 is greater than 1/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 10 = 60,
    18/6 = 18 × 10/6 × 10 = 180/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    1/60 = 1 × 1/60 × 1 = 1/60
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 180/60 > 1/60 or 18/6 > 1/60

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