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Compare 1/75 and 3/63

1/75 is smaller than 3/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 63 is 1575

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1575
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 21 = 1575,
    1/75 = 1 × 21/75 × 21 = 21/1575
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 25 = 1575,
    3/63 = 3 × 25/63 × 25 = 75/1575
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 21/1575 < 75/1575 or 1/75 < 3/63

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