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Compare 54/2 and 1/25

1st number: 27 0/2, 2nd number: 1/25

54/2 is greater than 1/25

Steps for comparing fractions

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

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