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Compare 27/90 and 60/64

27/90 is smaller than 60/64

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 64 is 2880

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2880
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 32 = 2880,
    27/90 = 27 × 32/90 × 32 = 864/2880
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 64 × 45 = 2880,
    60/64 = 60 × 45/64 × 45 = 2700/2880
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 864/2880 < 2700/2880 or 27/90 < 60/64

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