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Compare 6/12 and 8/63

6/12 is greater than 8/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 63 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 21 = 252,
    6/12 = 6 × 21/12 × 21 = 126/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,
    8/63 = 8 × 4/63 × 4 = 32/252
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 126/252 > 32/252 or 6/12 > 8/63

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