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Compare 35/9 and 2/63

1st number: 3 8/9, 2nd number: 2/63

35/9 is greater than 2/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 63 is 63
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 7 = 63,
    35/9 = 35 × 7/9 × 7 = 245/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 1 = 63,
    2/63 = 2 × 1/63 × 1 = 2/63
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 245/63 > 2/63 or 35/9 > 2/63

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