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Compare 50/70 and 24/63

50/70 is greater than 24/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 63 is 630

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 9 = 630,
    50/70 = 50 × 9/70 × 9 = 450/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 10 = 630,
    24/63 = 24 × 10/63 × 10 = 240/630
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 450/630 > 240/630 or 50/70 > 24/63

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