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Compare 54/45 and 60/64

1st number: 1 9/45, 2nd number: 60/64

54/45 is greater than 60/64

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 64 is 2880

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2880
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 64 = 2880,
    54/45 = 54 × 64/45 × 64 = 3456/2880
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 64 × 45 = 2880,
    60/64 = 60 × 45/64 × 45 = 2700/2880
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3456/2880 > 2700/2880 or 54/45 > 60/64

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