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Compare 9/56 and 9/60

9/56 is greater than 9/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 60 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    9/56 = 9 × 15/56 × 15 = 135/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 14 = 840,
    9/60 = 9 × 14/60 × 14 = 126/840
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 135/840 > 126/840 or 9/56 > 9/60

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