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Compare 7/54 and 24/4

1st number: 7/54, 2nd number: 6 0/4

7/54 is smaller than 24/4

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 4 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 2 = 108,
    7/54 = 7 × 2/54 × 2 = 14/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 27 = 108,
    24/4 = 24 × 27/4 × 27 = 648/108
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 14/108 < 648/108 or 7/54 < 24/4

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