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Compare 60/50 and 10/54

1st number: 1 10/50, 2nd number: 10/54

60/50 is greater than 10/54

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 54 is 1350

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 27 = 1350,
    60/50 = 60 × 27/50 × 27 = 1620/1350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 25 = 1350,
    10/54 = 10 × 25/54 × 25 = 250/1350
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1620/1350 > 250/1350 or 60/50 > 10/54

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