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Compare 3/8 and 63/75

3/8 is smaller than 63/75

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 75 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 75 = 600,
    3/8 = 3 × 75/8 × 75 = 225/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    63/75 = 63 × 8/75 × 8 = 504/600
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 225/600 < 504/600 or 3/8 < 63/75

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