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Compare 10/2 and 12/63

1st number: 5 0/2, 2nd number: 12/63

10/2 is greater than 12/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 63 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 63 = 126,
    10/2 = 10 × 63/2 × 63 = 630/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    12/63 = 12 × 2/63 × 2 = 24/126
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 630/126 > 24/126 or 10/2 > 12/63

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