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Compare 28/75 and 21/63

28/75 is greater than 21/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 63 is 1575

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1575
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 21 = 1575,
    28/75 = 28 × 21/75 × 21 = 588/1575
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 25 = 1575,
    21/63 = 21 × 25/63 × 25 = 525/1575
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 588/1575 > 525/1575 or 28/75 > 21/63

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