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Compare 63/75 and 90/48

1st number: 63/75, 2nd number: 1 42/48

63/75 is smaller than 90/48

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 48 is 1200

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 16 = 1200,
    63/75 = 63 × 16/75 × 16 = 1008/1200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 25 = 1200,
    90/48 = 90 × 25/48 × 25 = 2250/1200
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1008/1200 < 2250/1200 or 63/75 < 90/48

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