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Compare 45/27 and 81/35

1st number: 1 18/27, 2nd number: 2 11/35

45/27 is smaller than 81/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 35 is 945
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 35 = 945,
    45/27 = 45 × 35/27 × 35 = 1575/945
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 27 = 945,
    81/35 = 81 × 27/35 × 27 = 2187/945
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1575/945 < 2187/945 or 45/27 < 81/35

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