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Compare 54/63 and 90/60

1st number: 54/63, 2nd number: 1 30/60

54/63 is smaller than 90/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 60 is 1260

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 20 = 1260,
    54/63 = 54 × 20/63 × 20 = 1080/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 21 = 1260,
    90/60 = 90 × 21/60 × 21 = 1890/1260
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1080/1260 < 1890/1260 or 54/63 < 90/60

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