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Compare 50/54 and 24/63

50/54 is greater than 24/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 63 is 378

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 378
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 7 = 378,
    50/54 = 50 × 7/54 × 7 = 350/378
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 6 = 378,
    24/63 = 24 × 6/63 × 6 = 144/378
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 350/378 > 144/378 or 50/54 > 24/63

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