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Compare 6/2 and 28/20

1st number: 3 0/2, 2nd number: 1 8/20

6/2 is greater than 28/20

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 20 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 10 = 20,
    6/2 = 6 × 10/2 × 10 = 60/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    28/20 = 28 × 1/20 × 1 = 28/20
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 60/20 > 28/20 or 6/2 > 28/20

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