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Compare 45/63 and 54/84

45/63 is greater than 54/84

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 84 is 252

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,
    45/63 = 45 × 4/63 × 4 = 180/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    54/84 = 54 × 3/84 × 3 = 162/252
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 180/252 > 162/252 or 45/63 > 54/84

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