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Compare 49/30 and 7/63

1st number: 1 19/30, 2nd number: 7/63

49/30 is greater than 7/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 63 is 630

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 21 = 630,
    49/30 = 49 × 21/30 × 21 = 1029/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 10 = 630,
    7/63 = 7 × 10/63 × 10 = 70/630
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1029/630 > 70/630 or 49/30 > 7/63

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