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Compare 56/16 and 6/63

1st number: 3 8/16, 2nd number: 6/63

56/16 is greater than 6/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 63 is 1008

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1008
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 63 = 1008,
    56/16 = 56 × 63/16 × 63 = 3528/1008
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 16 = 1008,
    6/63 = 6 × 16/63 × 16 = 96/1008
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3528/1008 > 96/1008 or 56/16 > 6/63

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