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Compare 63/75 and 90/45

1st number: 63/75, 2nd number: 2 0/45

63/75 is smaller than 90/45

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 45 is 225

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 225
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 3 = 225,
    63/75 = 63 × 3/75 × 3 = 189/225
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 5 = 225,
    90/45 = 90 × 5/45 × 5 = 450/225
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 189/225 < 450/225 or 63/75 < 90/45

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