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Compare 28/8 and 1/60

1st number: 3 4/8, 2nd number: 1/60

28/8 is greater than 1/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 60 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    28/8 = 28 × 15/8 × 15 = 420/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    1/60 = 1 × 2/60 × 2 = 2/120
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 420/120 > 2/120 or 28/8 > 1/60

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