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Compare 10/27 and 2/48

10/27 is greater than 2/48

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 48 is 432
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 16 = 432,
    10/27 = 10 × 16/27 × 16 = 160/432
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 9 = 432,
    2/48 = 2 × 9/48 × 9 = 18/432
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 160/432 > 18/432 or 10/27 > 2/48

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