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Compare 60/10 and 48/63

1st number: 6 0/10, 2nd number: 48/63

60/10 is greater than 48/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 63 is 630

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 63 = 630,
    60/10 = 60 × 63/10 × 63 = 3780/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 10 = 630,
    48/63 = 48 × 10/63 × 10 = 480/630
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3780/630 > 480/630 or 60/10 > 48/63

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