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Compare 27/60 and 8/35

27/60 is greater than 8/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 35 is 420

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    27/60 = 27 × 7/60 × 7 = 189/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,
    8/35 = 8 × 12/35 × 12 = 96/420
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 189/420 > 96/420 or 27/60 > 8/35

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