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Compare 60/36 and 96/63

1st number: 1 24/36, 2nd number: 1 33/63

60/36 is greater than 96/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 63 is 252

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    60/36 = 60 × 7/36 × 7 = 420/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,
    96/63 = 96 × 4/63 × 4 = 384/252
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 420/252 > 384/252 or 60/36 > 96/63

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