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Compare 12/63 and 9/60

12/63 is greater than 9/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 60 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 20 = 1260,
    12/63 = 12 × 20/63 × 20 = 240/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 21 = 1260,
    9/60 = 9 × 21/60 × 21 = 189/1260
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 240/1260 > 189/1260 or 12/63 > 9/60

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