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Compare 90/6 and 72/60

1st number: 15 0/6, 2nd number: 1 12/60

90/6 is greater than 72/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 60 is 60

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 10 = 60,
    90/6 = 90 × 10/6 × 10 = 900/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    72/60 = 72 × 1/60 × 1 = 72/60
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 900/60 > 72/60 or 90/6 > 72/60

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