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Compare 60/10 and 28/20

1st number: 6 0/10, 2nd number: 1 8/20

60/10 is greater than 28/20

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 20 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 2 = 20,
    60/10 = 60 × 2/10 × 2 = 120/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    28/20 = 28 × 1/20 × 1 = 28/20
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 120/20 > 28/20 or 60/10 > 28/20

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