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Compare 54/14 and 10/60

1st number: 3 12/14, 2nd number: 10/60

54/14 is greater than 10/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 30 = 420,
    54/14 = 54 × 30/14 × 30 = 1620/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    10/60 = 10 × 7/60 × 7 = 70/420
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1620/420 > 70/420 or 54/14 > 10/60

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