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Compare 63/81 and 54/24

1st number: 63/81, 2nd number: 2 6/24

63/81 is smaller than 54/24

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 81 and 24 is 648

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 648
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 81 × 8 = 648,
    63/81 = 63 × 8/81 × 8 = 504/648
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 27 = 648,
    54/24 = 54 × 27/24 × 27 = 1458/648
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 504/648 < 1458/648 or 63/81 < 54/24

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