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Compare 24/54 and 18/50

24/54 is greater than 18/50

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 50 is 1350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 25 = 1350,
    24/54 = 24 × 25/54 × 25 = 600/1350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 27 = 1350,
    18/50 = 18 × 27/50 × 27 = 486/1350
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 600/1350 > 486/1350 or 24/54 > 18/50

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