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Compare 84/8 and 20/54

1st number: 10 4/8, 2nd number: 20/54

84/8 is greater than 20/54

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 54 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 27 = 216,
    84/8 = 84 × 27/8 × 27 = 2268/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 4 = 216,
    20/54 = 20 × 4/54 × 4 = 80/216
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2268/216 > 80/216 or 84/8 > 20/54

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