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Compare 70/54 and 6/20

1st number: 1 16/54, 2nd number: 6/20

70/54 is greater than 6/20

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 20 is 540
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 10 = 540,
    70/54 = 70 × 10/54 × 10 = 700/540
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 27 = 540,
    6/20 = 6 × 27/20 × 27 = 162/540
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 700/540 > 162/540 or 70/54 > 6/20

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