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Compare 63/8 and 45/75

1st number: 7 7/8, 2nd number: 45/75

63/8 is greater than 45/75

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 75 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 75 = 600,
    63/8 = 63 × 75/8 × 75 = 4725/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    45/75 = 45 × 8/75 × 8 = 360/600
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 4725/600 > 360/600 or 63/8 > 45/75

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