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Compare 84/75 and 70/60

1st number: 1 9/75, 2nd number: 1 10/60

84/75 is smaller than 70/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 60 is 300

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 4 = 300,
    84/75 = 84 × 4/75 × 4 = 336/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 5 = 300,
    70/60 = 70 × 5/60 × 5 = 350/300
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 336/300 < 350/300 or 84/75 < 70/60

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