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Compare 56/32 and 2/63

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

56/32 is greater than 2/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 32 and 63 is 2016

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2016
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 32 × 63 = 2016,
    56/32 = 56 × 63/32 × 63 = 3528/2016
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 32 = 2016,
    2/63 = 2 × 32/63 × 32 = 64/2016
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3528/2016 > 64/2016 or 56/32 > 2/63

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