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Compare 24/63 and 70/4

1st number: 24/63, 2nd number: 17 2/4

24/63 is smaller than 70/4

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 4 is 252

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,
    24/63 = 24 × 4/63 × 4 = 96/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 63 = 252,
    70/4 = 70 × 63/4 × 63 = 4410/252
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 96/252 < 4410/252 or 24/63 < 70/4

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