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Compare 1/49 and 63/24

1st number: 1/49, 2nd number: 2 15/24

1/49 is smaller than 63/24

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  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 24 is 1176
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 24 = 1176,
    1/49 = 1 × 24/49 × 24 = 24/1176
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 49 = 1176,
    63/24 = 63 × 49/24 × 49 = 3087/1176
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 24/1176 < 3087/1176 or 1/49 < 63/24

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