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Compare 63/54 and 81/7

1st number: 1 9/54, 2nd number: 11 4/7

63/54 is smaller than 81/7

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 7 is 378
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 7 = 378,
    63/54 = 63 × 7/54 × 7 = 441/378
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 54 = 378,
    81/7 = 81 × 54/7 × 54 = 4374/378
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 441/378 < 4374/378 or 63/54 < 81/7

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