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Compare 35/18 and 28/27

1st number: 1 17/18, 2nd number: 1 1/27

35/18 is greater than 28/27

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 27 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 3 = 54,
    35/18 = 35 × 3/18 × 3 = 105/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    28/27 = 28 × 2/27 × 2 = 56/54
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 105/54 > 56/54 or 35/18 > 28/27

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