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Compare 84/63 and 90/10

1st number: 1 21/63, 2nd number: 9 0/10

84/63 is smaller than 90/10

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 10 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 10 = 630,
    84/63 = 84 × 10/63 × 10 = 840/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 63 = 630,
    90/10 = 90 × 63/10 × 63 = 5670/630
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 840/630 < 5670/630 or 84/63 < 90/10

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