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Compare 50/75 and 27/90

50/75 is greater than 27/90

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 90 is 450

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 6 = 450,
    50/75 = 50 × 6/75 × 6 = 300/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 5 = 450,
    27/90 = 27 × 5/90 × 5 = 135/450
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 300/450 > 135/450 or 50/75 > 27/90

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