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884 is smaller than 1263

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 84 and 63 is**252**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 252 - For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,

884 = 8 × 384 × 3 = 24252 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,

1263 = 12 × 463 × 4 = 48252 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 24252 < 48252 or 884 < 1263

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