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Compare 3/6 and 2/27

3/6 is greater than 2/27

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 27 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 9 = 54,
    3/6 = 3 × 9/6 × 9 = 27/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    2/27 = 2 × 2/27 × 2 = 4/54
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 27/54 > 4/54 or 3/6 > 2/27

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