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Compare 63/75 and 30/24

1st number: 63/75, 2nd number: 1 6/24

63/75 is smaller than 30/24

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 24 is 600

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    63/75 = 63 × 8/75 × 8 = 504/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 25 = 600,
    30/24 = 30 × 25/24 × 25 = 750/600
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 504/600 < 750/600 or 63/75 < 30/24

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