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Compare 28/63 and 14/28

28/63 is smaller than 14/28

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 28 is 252

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,
    28/63 = 28 × 4/63 × 4 = 112/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    14/28 = 14 × 9/28 × 9 = 126/252
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 112/252 < 126/252 or 28/63 < 14/28

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