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Compare 54/63 and 45/24

1st number: 54/63, 2nd number: 1 21/24

54/63 is smaller than 45/24

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 24 is 504

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    54/63 = 54 × 8/63 × 8 = 432/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 21 = 504,
    45/24 = 45 × 21/24 × 21 = 945/504
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 432/504 < 945/504 or 54/63 < 45/24

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