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Compare 75/12 and 63/75

1st number: 6 3/12, 2nd number: 63/75

75/12 is greater than 63/75

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 75 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,
    75/12 = 75 × 25/12 × 25 = 1875/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 4 = 300,
    63/75 = 63 × 4/75 × 4 = 252/300
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1875/300 > 252/300 or 75/12 > 63/75

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