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Compare 50/20 and 25/54

1st number: 2 10/20, 2nd number: 25/54

50/20 is greater than 25/54

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 54 is 540

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 540
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 27 = 540,
    50/20 = 50 × 27/20 × 27 = 1350/540
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 10 = 540,
    25/54 = 25 × 10/54 × 10 = 250/540
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1350/540 > 250/540 or 50/20 > 25/54

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