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Compare 90/10 and 7/60

1st number: 9 0/10, 2nd number: 7/60

90/10 is greater than 7/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 60 is 60

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 6 = 60,
    90/10 = 90 × 6/10 × 6 = 540/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    7/60 = 7 × 1/60 × 1 = 7/60
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 540/60 > 7/60 or 90/10 > 7/60

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