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Compare 56/24 and 30/27

1st number: 2 8/24, 2nd number: 1 3/27

56/24 is greater than 30/27

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 27 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 9 = 216,
    56/24 = 56 × 9/24 × 9 = 504/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    30/27 = 30 × 8/27 × 8 = 240/216
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 504/216 > 240/216 or 56/24 > 30/27

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