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Compare 63/75 and 60/36

1st number: 63/75, 2nd number: 1 24/36

63/75 is smaller than 60/36

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 36 is 900

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 900
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 12 = 900,
    63/75 = 63 × 12/75 × 12 = 756/900
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 25 = 900,
    60/36 = 60 × 25/36 × 25 = 1500/900
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 756/900 < 1500/900 or 63/75 < 60/36

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