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Compare 14/5 and 4/54

1st number: 2 4/5, 2nd number: 4/54

14/5 is greater than 4/54

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 54 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 54 = 270,
    14/5 = 14 × 54/5 × 54 = 756/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 5 = 270,
    4/54 = 4 × 5/54 × 5 = 20/270
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 756/270 > 20/270 or 14/5 > 4/54

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