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Compare 18/98 and 1/60

18/98 is greater than 1/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 60 is 2940
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 30 = 2940,
    18/98 = 18 × 30/98 × 30 = 540/2940
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 49 = 2940,
    1/60 = 1 × 49/60 × 49 = 49/2940
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 540/2940 > 49/2940 or 18/98 > 1/60

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