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Compare 70/54 and 2/63

1st number: 1 16/54, 2nd number: 2/63

70/54 is greater than 2/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 63 is 378
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 7 = 378,
    70/54 = 70 × 7/54 × 7 = 490/378
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 6 = 378,
    2/63 = 2 × 6/63 × 6 = 12/378
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 490/378 > 12/378 or 70/54 > 2/63

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