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Compare 21/60 and 10/32

21/60 is greater than 10/32

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 32 is 480
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 8 = 480,
    21/60 = 21 × 8/60 × 8 = 168/480
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 15 = 480,
    10/32 = 10 × 15/32 × 15 = 150/480
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 168/480 > 150/480 or 21/60 > 10/32

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