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Compare 20/6 and 60/54

1st number: 3 2/6, 2nd number: 1 6/54

20/6 is greater than 60/54

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 54 is 54

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 9 = 54,
    20/6 = 20 × 9/6 × 9 = 180/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    60/54 = 60 × 1/54 × 1 = 60/54
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 180/54 > 60/54 or 20/6 > 60/54

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