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Compare 3/15 and 8/60

3/15 is greater than 8/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    3/15 = 3 × 4/15 × 4 = 12/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    8/60 = 8 × 1/60 × 1 = 8/60
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 12/60 > 8/60 or 3/15 > 8/60

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