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Compare 60/30 and 6/54

1st number: 2 0/30, 2nd number: 6/54

60/30 is greater than 6/54

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 54 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 9 = 270,
    60/30 = 60 × 9/30 × 9 = 540/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 5 = 270,
    6/54 = 6 × 5/54 × 5 = 30/270
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 540/270 > 30/270 or 60/30 > 6/54

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