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Compare 56/32 and 10/27

1st number: 1 24/32, 2nd number: 10/27

56/32 is greater than 10/27

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 32 and 27 is 864
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 32 × 27 = 864,
    56/32 = 56 × 27/32 × 27 = 1512/864
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 32 = 864,
    10/27 = 10 × 32/27 × 32 = 320/864
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1512/864 > 320/864 or 56/32 > 10/27

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