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Compare 90/27 and 50/70

1st number: 3 9/27, 2nd number: 50/70

90/27 is greater than 50/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 70 is 1890

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1890
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 70 = 1890,
    90/27 = 90 × 70/27 × 70 = 6300/1890
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 27 = 1890,
    50/70 = 50 × 27/70 × 27 = 1350/1890
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 6300/1890 > 1350/1890 or 90/27 > 50/70

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