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Compare 3/6 and 2/18

3/6 is greater than 2/18

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    3/6 = 3 × 3/6 × 3 = 9/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    2/18 = 2 × 1/18 × 1 = 2/18
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 9/18 > 2/18 or 3/6 > 2/18

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