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Compare 60/2 and 14/54

1st number: 30 0/2, 2nd number: 14/54

60/2 is greater than 14/54

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 27 = 54,
    60/2 = 60 × 27/2 × 27 = 1620/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    14/54 = 14 × 1/54 × 1 = 14/54
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1620/54 > 14/54 or 60/2 > 14/54

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