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Compare 6/63 and 27/70

6/63 is smaller than 27/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 70 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 10 = 630,
    6/63 = 6 × 10/63 × 10 = 60/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 9 = 630,
    27/70 = 27 × 9/70 × 9 = 243/630
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 60/630 < 243/630 or 6/63 < 27/70

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