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Compare 70/63 and 2/48

1st number: 1 7/63, 2nd number: 2/48

70/63 is greater than 2/48

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 48 is 1008
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 16 = 1008,
    70/63 = 70 × 16/63 × 16 = 1120/1008
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 21 = 1008,
    2/48 = 2 × 21/48 × 21 = 42/1008
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1120/1008 > 42/1008 or 70/63 > 2/48

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