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Compare 15/96 and 63/75

15/96 is smaller than 63/75

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 96 and 75 is 2400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 96 × 25 = 2400,
    15/96 = 15 × 25/96 × 25 = 375/2400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 32 = 2400,
    63/75 = 63 × 32/75 × 32 = 2016/2400
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 375/2400 < 2016/2400 or 15/96 < 63/75

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