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Compare 54/90 and 60/32

1st number: 54/90, 2nd number: 1 28/32

54/90 is smaller than 60/32

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 32 is 1440

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1440
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 16 = 1440,
    54/90 = 54 × 16/90 × 16 = 864/1440
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 45 = 1440,
    60/32 = 60 × 45/32 × 45 = 2700/1440
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 864/1440 < 2700/1440 or 54/90 < 60/32

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