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Compare 10/60 and 50/54

10/60 is smaller than 50/54

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 54 is 540

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 540
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 9 = 540,
    10/60 = 10 × 9/60 × 9 = 90/540
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 10 = 540,
    50/54 = 50 × 10/54 × 10 = 500/540
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 90/540 < 500/540 or 10/60 < 50/54

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