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Compare 35/54 and 24/20

1st number: 35/54, 2nd number: 1 4/20

35/54 is smaller than 24/20

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 20 is 540
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 10 = 540,
    35/54 = 35 × 10/54 × 10 = 350/540
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 27 = 540,
    24/20 = 24 × 27/20 × 27 = 648/540
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 350/540 < 648/540 or 35/54 < 24/20

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