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Compare 63/27 and 54/60

1st number: 2 9/27, 2nd number: 54/60

63/27 is greater than 54/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 60 is 540

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 540
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 20 = 540,
    63/27 = 63 × 20/27 × 20 = 1260/540
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 9 = 540,
    54/60 = 54 × 9/60 × 9 = 486/540
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1260/540 > 486/540 or 63/27 > 54/60

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