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Compare 60/35 and 60/48

1st number: 1 25/35, 2nd number: 1 12/48

60/35 is greater than 60/48

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 48 is 1680

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1680
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 48 = 1680,
    60/35 = 60 × 48/35 × 48 = 2880/1680
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 35 = 1680,
    60/48 = 60 × 35/48 × 35 = 2100/1680
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2880/1680 > 2100/1680 or 60/35 > 60/48

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