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Compare 63/81 and 54/12

1st number: 63/81, 2nd number: 4 6/12

63/81 is smaller than 54/12

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 81 and 12 is 324

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 324
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 81 × 4 = 324,
    63/81 = 63 × 4/81 × 4 = 252/324
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 27 = 324,
    54/12 = 54 × 27/12 × 27 = 1458/324
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 252/324 < 1458/324 or 63/81 < 54/12

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