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Compare 35/42 and 28/60

35/42 is greater than 28/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 10 = 420,
    35/42 = 35 × 10/42 × 10 = 350/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    28/60 = 28 × 7/60 × 7 = 196/420
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 350/420 > 196/420 or 35/42 > 28/60

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