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Compare 56/60 and 1/64

56/60 is greater than 1/64

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 64 is 960

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 960
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 16 = 960,
    56/60 = 56 × 16/60 × 16 = 896/960
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 64 × 15 = 960,
    1/64 = 1 × 15/64 × 15 = 15/960
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 896/960 > 15/960 or 56/60 > 1/64

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