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Compare 20/63 and 84/6

1st number: 20/63, 2nd number: 14 0/6

20/63 is smaller than 84/6

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 6 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    20/63 = 20 × 2/63 × 2 = 40/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 21 = 126,
    84/6 = 84 × 21/6 × 21 = 1764/126
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 40/126 < 1764/126 or 20/63 < 84/6

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