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Compare 63/98 and 8/70

63/98 is greater than 8/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 70 is 490

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 5 = 490,
    63/98 = 63 × 5/98 × 5 = 315/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 7 = 490,
    8/70 = 8 × 7/70 × 7 = 56/490
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 315/490 > 56/490 or 63/98 > 8/70

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