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Compare 63/10 and 18/24

1st number: 6 3/10, 2nd number: 18/24

63/10 is greater than 18/24

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 24 is 120

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 12 = 120,
    63/10 = 63 × 12/10 × 12 = 756/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    18/24 = 18 × 5/24 × 5 = 90/120
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 756/120 > 90/120 or 63/10 > 18/24

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