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Compare 63/9 and 56/49

1st number: 7 0/9, 2nd number: 1 7/49

63/9 is greater than 56/49

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 49 is 441

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 441
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 49 = 441,
    63/9 = 63 × 49/9 × 49 = 3087/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    56/49 = 56 × 9/49 × 9 = 504/441
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 3087/441 > 504/441 or 63/9 > 56/49

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