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Compare 7/20 and 16/63

7/20 is greater than 16/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 63 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 63 = 1260,
    7/20 = 7 × 63/20 × 63 = 441/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 20 = 1260,
    16/63 = 16 × 20/63 × 20 = 320/1260
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 441/1260 > 320/1260 or 7/20 > 16/63

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