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Compare 54/60 and 2/70

54/60 is greater than 2/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 70 is 420

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    54/60 = 54 × 7/60 × 7 = 378/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 6 = 420,
    2/70 = 2 × 6/70 × 6 = 12/420
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 378/420 > 12/420 or 54/60 > 2/70

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