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Compare 9/4 and 3/54

1st number: 2 1/4, 2nd number: 3/54

9/4 is greater than 3/54

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 54 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 27 = 108,
    9/4 = 9 × 27/4 × 27 = 243/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 2 = 108,
    3/54 = 3 × 2/54 × 2 = 6/108
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 243/108 > 6/108 or 9/4 > 3/54

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