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Compare 70/54 and 2/9

1st number: 1 16/54, 2nd number: 2/9

70/54 is greater than 2/9

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 9 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    70/54 = 70 × 1/54 × 1 = 70/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 6 = 54,
    2/9 = 2 × 6/9 × 6 = 12/54
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 70/54 > 12/54 or 70/54 > 2/9

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