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Compare 63/75 and 25/20

1st number: 63/75, 2nd number: 1 5/20

63/75 is smaller than 25/20

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 20 is 300

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 4 = 300,
    63/75 = 63 × 4/75 × 4 = 252/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 15 = 300,
    25/20 = 25 × 15/20 × 15 = 375/300
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 252/300 < 375/300 or 63/75 < 25/20

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