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Compare 7/63 and 2/6

7/63 is smaller than 2/6

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 6 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    7/63 = 7 × 2/63 × 2 = 14/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 21 = 126,
    2/6 = 2 × 21/6 × 21 = 42/126
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 14/126 < 42/126 or 7/63 < 2/6

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