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Compare 60/4 and 12/54

1st number: 15 0/4, 2nd number: 12/54

60/4 is greater than 12/54

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 54 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 27 = 108,
    60/4 = 60 × 27/4 × 27 = 1620/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 2 = 108,
    12/54 = 12 × 2/54 × 2 = 24/108
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1620/108 > 24/108 or 60/4 > 12/54

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