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Compare 24/63 and 27/50

24/63 is smaller than 27/50

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 50 is 3150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 50 = 3150,
    24/63 = 24 × 50/63 × 50 = 1200/3150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 63 = 3150,
    27/50 = 27 × 63/50 × 63 = 1701/3150
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1200/3150 < 1701/3150 or 24/63 < 27/50

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