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Compare 54/10 and 2/60

1st number: 5 4/10, 2nd number: 2/60

54/10 is greater than 2/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 6 = 60,
    54/10 = 54 × 6/10 × 6 = 324/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    2/60 = 2 × 1/60 × 1 = 2/60
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 324/60 > 2/60 or 54/10 > 2/60

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