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Compare 9/5 and 2/63

1st number: 1 4/5, 2nd number: 2/63

9/5 is greater than 2/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 63 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 63 = 315,
    9/5 = 9 × 63/5 × 63 = 567/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 5 = 315,
    2/63 = 2 × 5/63 × 5 = 10/315
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 567/315 > 10/315 or 9/5 > 2/63

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