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Compare 12/3 and 7/63

1st number: 4 0/3, 2nd number: 7/63

12/3 is greater than 7/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 63 is 63
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 21 = 63,
    12/3 = 12 × 21/3 × 21 = 252/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 1 = 63,
    7/63 = 7 × 1/63 × 1 = 7/63
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 252/63 > 7/63 or 12/3 > 7/63

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