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Compare 6/18 and 5/63

6/18 is greater than 5/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 63 is 126

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    6/18 = 6 × 7/18 × 7 = 42/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    5/63 = 5 × 2/63 × 2 = 10/126
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 42/126 > 10/126 or 6/18 > 5/63

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