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Compare 70/90 and 2/63

70/90 is greater than 2/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 63 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 7 = 630,
    70/90 = 70 × 7/90 × 7 = 490/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 10 = 630,
    2/63 = 2 × 10/63 × 10 = 20/630
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 490/630 > 20/630 or 70/90 > 2/63

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