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Compare 54/10 and 60/80

1st number: 5 4/10, 2nd number: 60/80

54/10 is greater than 60/80

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 80 is 80

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 8 = 80,
    54/10 = 54 × 8/10 × 8 = 432/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 1 = 80,
    60/80 = 60 × 1/80 × 1 = 60/80
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 432/80 > 60/80 or 54/10 > 60/80

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