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Compare 35/25 and 84/63

1st number: 1 10/25, 2nd number: 1 21/63

35/25 is greater than 84/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 63 is 1575

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1575
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 63 = 1575,
    35/25 = 35 × 63/25 × 63 = 2205/1575
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 25 = 1575,
    84/63 = 84 × 25/63 × 25 = 2100/1575
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2205/1575 > 2100/1575 or 35/25 > 84/63

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