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mr thompson spends 1/5 of his salary on rent, 1/6 on food, 1/10 on clothing and 1/15 on entertainment. what fraction of his salary is left

 

1 year ago

Answered By Akila R

The answer is 7/15.

We know the expenses. So we add 1/5 + 1/6 + 1/10 and 1/15

Since the denominators have different values, take the LCM (30) so that you would get (6+5+3+2) / 30.

Now the fraction becomes 16/30 which can be reduced to 8/15. 

1-8/15 = 7/15 which is the answer.