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Compare 25/60 and 10/14

25/60 is smaller than 10/14

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 14 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    25/60 = 25 × 7/60 × 7 = 175/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 30 = 420,
    10/14 = 10 × 30/14 × 30 = 300/420
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 175/420 < 300/420 or 25/60 < 10/14

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