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Compare 6/60 and 5/50

6/60 is equivalent to 5/50

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 50 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 5 = 300,
    6/60 = 6 × 5/60 × 5 = 30/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 6 = 300,
    5/50 = 5 × 6/50 × 6 = 30/300
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 30/300 = 30/300 or 6/60 = 5/50

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