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Compare 3/10 and 16/60

3/10 is greater than 16/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 6 = 60,
    3/10 = 3 × 6/10 × 6 = 18/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    16/60 = 16 × 1/60 × 1 = 16/60
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 18/60 > 16/60 or 3/10 > 16/60

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