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Compare 8/63 and 18/50

8/63 is smaller than 18/50

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 50 is 3150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 50 = 3150,
    8/63 = 8 × 50/63 × 50 = 400/3150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 63 = 3150,
    18/50 = 18 × 63/50 × 63 = 1134/3150
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 400/3150 < 1134/3150 or 8/63 < 18/50

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