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Compare 63/81 and 54/84

63/81 is greater than 54/84

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 81 and 84 is 2268

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2268
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 81 × 28 = 2268,
    63/81 = 63 × 28/81 × 28 = 1764/2268
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 27 = 2268,
    54/84 = 54 × 27/84 × 27 = 1458/2268
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1764/2268 > 1458/2268 or 63/81 > 54/84

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