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Compare 63/49 and 8/10

1st number: 1 14/49, 2nd number: 8/10

63/49 is greater than 8/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 10 is 490

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 10 = 490,
    63/49 = 63 × 10/49 × 10 = 630/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 49 = 490,
    8/10 = 8 × 49/10 × 49 = 392/490
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 630/490 > 392/490 or 63/49 > 8/10

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