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Compare 45/63 and 81/35

1st number: 45/63, 2nd number: 2 11/35

45/63 is smaller than 81/35

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 35 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 5 = 315,
    45/63 = 45 × 5/63 × 5 = 225/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 9 = 315,
    81/35 = 81 × 9/35 × 9 = 729/315
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 225/315 < 729/315 or 45/63 < 81/35

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