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Compare 49/20 and 7/63

1st number: 2 9/20, 2nd number: 7/63

49/20 is greater than 7/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 63 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 63 = 1260,
    49/20 = 49 × 63/20 × 63 = 3087/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 20 = 1260,
    7/63 = 7 × 20/63 × 20 = 140/1260
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3087/1260 > 140/1260 or 49/20 > 7/63

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