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Compare 60/10 and 2/18

1st number: 6 0/10, 2nd number: 2/18

60/10 is greater than 2/18

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    60/10 = 60 × 9/10 × 9 = 540/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    2/18 = 2 × 5/18 × 5 = 10/90
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 540/90 > 10/90 or 60/10 > 2/18

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