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Compare 56/48 and 10/27

1st number: 1 8/48, 2nd number: 10/27

56/48 is greater than 10/27

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 27 is 432
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 9 = 432,
    56/48 = 56 × 9/48 × 9 = 504/432
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 16 = 432,
    10/27 = 10 × 16/27 × 16 = 160/432
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 504/432 > 160/432 or 56/48 > 10/27

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