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Compare 98/60 and 7/63

1st number: 1 38/60, 2nd number: 7/63

98/60 is greater than 7/63

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 63 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 21 = 1260,
    98/60 = 98 × 21/60 × 21 = 2058/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 20 = 1260,
    7/63 = 7 × 20/63 × 20 = 140/1260
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 2058/1260 > 140/1260 or 98/60 > 7/63

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