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Compare 35/50 and 63/45

1st number: 35/50, 2nd number: 1 18/45

35/50 is smaller than 63/45

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 45 is 450

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    35/50 = 35 × 9/50 × 9 = 315/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 10 = 450,
    63/45 = 63 × 10/45 × 10 = 630/450
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 315/450 < 630/450 or 35/50 < 63/45

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