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Compare 60/12 and 6/54

1st number: 5 0/12, 2nd number: 6/54

60/12 is greater than 6/54

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 54 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 9 = 108,
    60/12 = 60 × 9/12 × 9 = 540/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 2 = 108,
    6/54 = 6 × 2/54 × 2 = 12/108
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 540/108 > 12/108 or 60/12 > 6/54

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