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Compare 6/27 and 5/50

6/27 is greater than 5/50

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 50 is 1350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 50 = 1350,
    6/27 = 6 × 50/27 × 50 = 300/1350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 27 = 1350,
    5/50 = 5 × 27/50 × 27 = 135/1350
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 300/1350 > 135/1350 or 6/27 > 5/50

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