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Compare 54/75 and 20/24

54/75 is smaller than 20/24

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 24 is 600

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    54/75 = 54 × 8/75 × 8 = 432/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 25 = 600,
    20/24 = 20 × 25/24 × 25 = 500/600
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 432/600 < 500/600 or 54/75 < 20/24

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