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Compare 6/2 and 6/80

1st number: 3 0/2, 2nd number: 6/80

6/2 is greater than 6/80

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 80 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 40 = 80,
    6/2 = 6 × 40/2 × 40 = 240/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 1 = 80,
    6/80 = 6 × 1/80 × 1 = 6/80
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 240/80 > 6/80 or 6/2 > 6/80

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