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216 is smaller than 5490

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 16 and 90 is**720**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 720 - For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 45 = 720,

216 = 2 × 4516 × 45 = 90720 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 8 = 720,

5490 = 54 × 890 × 8 = 432720 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 90720 < 432720 or 216 < 5490

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