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Compare 70/18 and 6/60

1st number: 3 16/18, 2nd number: 6/60

70/18 is greater than 6/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 60 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 10 = 180,
    70/18 = 70 × 10/18 × 10 = 700/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    6/60 = 6 × 3/60 × 3 = 18/180
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 700/180 > 18/180 or 70/18 > 6/60

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