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Compare 24/60 and 90/30

1st number: 24/60, 2nd number: 3 0/30

24/60 is smaller than 90/30

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 30 is 60

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    24/60 = 24 × 1/60 × 1 = 24/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    90/30 = 90 × 2/30 × 2 = 180/60
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 24/60 < 180/60 or 24/60 < 90/30

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