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Compare 18/70 and 2/60

18/70 is greater than 2/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 6 = 420,
    18/70 = 18 × 6/70 × 6 = 108/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    2/60 = 2 × 7/60 × 7 = 14/420
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 108/420 > 14/420 or 18/70 > 2/60

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