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Compare 7/20 and 7/54

7/20 is greater than 7/54

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 54 is 540
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 27 = 540,
    7/20 = 7 × 27/20 × 27 = 189/540
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 10 = 540,
    7/54 = 7 × 10/54 × 10 = 70/540
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 189/540 > 70/540 or 7/20 > 7/54

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