Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

1^{st} number: 6 4/6, 2^{nd} number: 14/27

406 is greater than 1427

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 6 and 27 is**54**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 54 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 9 = 54,

406 = 40 × 96 × 9 = 36054 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,

1427 = 14 × 227 × 2 = 2854 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 36054 > 2854 or 406 > 1427

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:

Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related: ^{80}/_{6} and ^{14}/_{27} ^{40}/_{6} and ^{28}/_{27} ^{40}/_{12} and ^{14}/_{27} ^{40}/_{6} and ^{14}/_{54} ^{40}/_{6} and ^{42}/_{27} ^{40}/_{18} and ^{14}/_{27} ^{40}/_{6} and ^{14}/_{81} ^{40}/_{6} and ^{70}/_{27} ^{40}/_{30} and ^{14}/_{27} ^{40}/_{6} and ^{98}/_{27} ^{40}/_{42} and ^{14}/_{27}

© everydaycalculation.com