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Compare 6/75 and 56/60

6/75 is smaller than 56/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 60 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 4 = 300,
    6/75 = 6 × 4/75 × 4 = 24/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 5 = 300,
    56/60 = 56 × 5/60 × 5 = 280/300
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 24/300 < 280/300 or 6/75 < 56/60

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