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Compare 24/60 and 60/75

24/60 is smaller than 60/75

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 75 is 300

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 5 = 300,
    24/60 = 24 × 5/60 × 5 = 120/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 4 = 300,
    60/75 = 60 × 4/75 × 4 = 240/300
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 120/300 < 240/300 or 24/60 < 60/75

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