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Compare 2/35 and 4/54

2/35 is smaller than 4/54

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 54 is 1890
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 54 = 1890,
    2/35 = 2 × 54/35 × 54 = 108/1890
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 35 = 1890,
    4/54 = 4 × 35/54 × 35 = 140/1890
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 108/1890 < 140/1890 or 2/35 < 4/54

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