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Compare 2/10 and 4/54

2/10 is greater than 4/54

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 54 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 27 = 270,
    2/10 = 2 × 27/10 × 27 = 54/270
  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. 54/270 > 20/270 or 2/10 > 4/54

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