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Compare 54/15 and 60/64

1st number: 3 9/15, 2nd number: 60/64

54/15 is greater than 60/64

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 64 is 960

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 960
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 64 = 960,
    54/15 = 54 × 64/15 × 64 = 3456/960
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 64 × 15 = 960,
    60/64 = 60 × 15/64 × 15 = 900/960
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3456/960 > 900/960 or 54/15 > 60/64

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