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Compare 9/8 and 63/60

1st number: 1 1/8, 2nd number: 1 3/60

9/8 is greater than 63/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 60 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    9/8 = 9 × 15/8 × 15 = 135/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    63/60 = 63 × 2/60 × 2 = 126/120
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 135/120 > 126/120 or 9/8 > 63/60

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