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Compare 63/70 and 56/96

63/70 is greater than 56/96

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 96 is 3360

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 3360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 48 = 3360,
    63/70 = 63 × 48/70 × 48 = 3024/3360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 35 = 3360,
    56/96 = 56 × 35/96 × 35 = 1960/3360
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3024/3360 > 1960/3360 or 63/70 > 56/96

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