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Compare 60/70 and 20/24

60/70 is greater than 20/24

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 24 is 840

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 12 = 840,
    60/70 = 60 × 12/70 × 12 = 720/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 35 = 840,
    20/24 = 20 × 35/24 × 35 = 700/840
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 720/840 > 700/840 or 60/70 > 20/24

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