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Compare 98/63 and 2/60

1st number: 1 35/63, 2nd number: 2/60

98/63 is greater than 2/60

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 60 is 1260

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 20 = 1260,
    98/63 = 98 × 20/63 × 20 = 1960/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 21 = 1260,
    2/60 = 2 × 21/60 × 21 = 42/1260
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 1960/1260 > 42/1260 or 98/63 > 2/60

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