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Compare 2/8 and 4/63

2/8 is greater than 4/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 63 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 63 = 504,
    2/8 = 2 × 63/8 × 63 = 126/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    4/63 = 4 × 8/63 × 8 = 32/504
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 126/504 > 32/504 or 2/8 > 4/63

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