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Compare 60/4 and 63/60

1st number: 15 0/4, 2nd number: 1 3/60

60/4 is greater than 63/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 60 is 60

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    60/4 = 60 × 15/4 × 15 = 900/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    63/60 = 63 × 1/60 × 1 = 63/60
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 900/60 > 63/60 or 60/4 > 63/60

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