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Compare 3/54 and 4/50

3/54 is smaller than 4/50

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 50 is 1350

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 25 = 1350,
    3/54 = 3 × 25/54 × 25 = 75/1350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 27 = 1350,
    4/50 = 4 × 27/50 × 27 = 108/1350
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 75/1350 < 108/1350 or 3/54 < 4/50

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