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Compare 50/25 and 3/54

1st number: 2 0/25, 2nd number: 3/54

50/25 is greater than 3/54

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 54 is 1350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 54 = 1350,
    50/25 = 50 × 54/25 × 54 = 2700/1350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 25 = 1350,
    3/54 = 3 × 25/54 × 25 = 75/1350
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2700/1350 > 75/1350 or 50/25 > 3/54

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