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Compare 56/10 and 54/49

1st number: 5 6/10, 2nd number: 1 5/49

56/10 is greater than 54/49

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 49 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 49 = 490,
    56/10 = 56 × 49/10 × 49 = 2744/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 10 = 490,
    54/49 = 54 × 10/49 × 10 = 540/490
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2744/490 > 540/490 or 56/10 > 54/49

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