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Compare 63/18 and 81/49

1st number: 3 9/18, 2nd number: 1 32/49

63/18 is greater than 81/49

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 49 is 882
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 49 = 882,
    63/18 = 63 × 49/18 × 49 = 3087/882
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 18 = 882,
    81/49 = 81 × 18/49 × 18 = 1458/882
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3087/882 > 1458/882 or 63/18 > 81/49

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