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Compare 24/3 and 60/35

1st number: 8 0/3, 2nd number: 1 25/35

24/3 is greater than 60/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 35 is 105
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 35 = 105,
    24/3 = 24 × 35/3 × 35 = 840/105
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 3 = 105,
    60/35 = 60 × 3/35 × 3 = 180/105
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 840/105 > 180/105 or 24/3 > 60/35

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