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Compare 2/28 and 60/25

1st number: 2/28, 2nd number: 2 10/25

2/28 is smaller than 60/25

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 25 is 700
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 25 = 700,
    2/28 = 2 × 25/28 × 25 = 50/700
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 28 = 700,
    60/25 = 60 × 28/25 × 28 = 1680/700
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 50/700 < 1680/700 or 2/28 < 60/25

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