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Compare 63/75 and 30/84

63/75 is greater than 30/84

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 84 is 2100

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 28 = 2100,
    63/75 = 63 × 28/75 × 28 = 1764/2100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 25 = 2100,
    30/84 = 30 × 25/84 × 25 = 750/2100
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1764/2100 > 750/2100 or 63/75 > 30/84

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