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Compare 90/63 and 50/70

1st number: 1 27/63, 2nd number: 50/70

90/63 is greater than 50/70

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 70 is 630

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 10 = 630,
    90/63 = 90 × 10/63 × 10 = 900/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 9 = 630,
    50/70 = 50 × 9/70 × 9 = 450/630
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 900/630 > 450/630 or 90/63 > 50/70

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