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Compare 2/8 and 4/27

2/8 is greater than 4/27

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 27 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 27 = 216,
    2/8 = 2 × 27/8 × 27 = 54/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    4/27 = 4 × 8/27 × 8 = 32/216
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 54/216 > 32/216 or 2/8 > 4/27

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