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Compare 9/24 and 9/60

9/24 is greater than 9/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 60 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    9/24 = 9 × 5/24 × 5 = 45/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    9/60 = 9 × 2/60 × 2 = 18/120
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 45/120 > 18/120 or 9/24 > 9/60

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