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Compare 70/18 and 6/63

1st number: 3 16/18, 2nd number: 6/63

70/18 is greater than 6/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 63 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    70/18 = 70 × 7/18 × 7 = 490/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    6/63 = 6 × 2/63 × 2 = 12/126
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 490/126 > 12/126 or 70/18 > 6/63

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