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Compare 35/18 and 24/60

1st number: 1 17/18, 2nd number: 24/60

35/18 is greater than 24/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 60 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 10 = 180,
    35/18 = 35 × 10/18 × 10 = 350/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    24/60 = 24 × 3/60 × 3 = 72/180
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 350/180 > 72/180 or 35/18 > 24/60

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