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Compare 50/75 and 3/27

50/75 is greater than 3/27

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 27 is 675
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 9 = 675,
    50/75 = 50 × 9/75 × 9 = 450/675
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 25 = 675,
    3/27 = 3 × 25/27 × 25 = 75/675
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 450/675 > 75/675 or 50/75 > 3/27

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