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Compare 63/18 and 54/96

1st number: 3 9/18, 2nd number: 54/96

63/18 is greater than 54/96

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 96 is 288

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 288
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 16 = 288,
    63/18 = 63 × 16/18 × 16 = 1008/288
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 3 = 288,
    54/96 = 54 × 3/96 × 3 = 162/288
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1008/288 > 162/288 or 63/18 > 54/96

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