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Compare 6/60 and 10/56

6/60 is smaller than 10/56

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 14 = 840,
    6/60 = 6 × 14/60 × 14 = 84/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    10/56 = 10 × 15/56 × 15 = 150/840
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 84/840 < 150/840 or 6/60 < 10/56

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