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Compare 36/96 and 14/60

36/96 is greater than 14/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 96 and 60 is 480
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 96 × 5 = 480,
    36/96 = 36 × 5/96 × 5 = 180/480
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 8 = 480,
    14/60 = 14 × 8/60 × 8 = 112/480
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 180/480 > 112/480 or 36/96 > 14/60

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