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Compare 6/40 and 8/54

6/40 is greater than 8/54

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 54 is 1080
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 27 = 1080,
    6/40 = 6 × 27/40 × 27 = 162/1080
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 20 = 1080,
    8/54 = 8 × 20/54 × 20 = 160/1080
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 162/1080 > 160/1080 or 6/40 > 8/54

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