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Compare 32/90 and 54/49

1st number: 32/90, 2nd number: 1 5/49

32/90 is smaller than 54/49

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  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 49 is 4410
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 49 = 4410,
    32/90 = 32 × 49/90 × 49 = 1568/4410
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 90 = 4410,
    54/49 = 54 × 90/49 × 90 = 4860/4410
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1568/4410 < 4860/4410 or 32/90 < 54/49

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