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Compare 50/24 and 32/63

1st number: 2 2/24, 2nd number: 32/63

50/24 is greater than 32/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 63 is 504

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 21 = 504,
    50/24 = 50 × 21/24 × 21 = 1050/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    32/63 = 32 × 8/63 × 8 = 256/504
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1050/504 > 256/504 or 50/24 > 32/63

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