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Compare 98/48 and 63/25

1st number: 2 2/48, 2nd number: 2 13/25

98/48 is smaller than 63/25

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 25 is 1200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 25 = 1200,
    98/48 = 98 × 25/48 × 25 = 2450/1200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 48 = 1200,
    63/25 = 63 × 48/25 × 48 = 3024/1200
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2450/1200 < 3024/1200 or 98/48 < 63/25

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