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Question 18

4/5 of 5 kg apples were used on Monday. The next day 1/3 of what was left was used. Weight (in kg) of apples left now is

(a) 2/7 (b) 1/14 (c) 2/3 (d) 4/21

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c) 2/3

From the question, it is given that,

4/5 of 5 kg apples were used on Monday = (4/5) × 5

= 20/5

= 4 kg

Then,

The next day 1/3 of what was left was used = (1/3) × 1

= 1/3 kg

So, Weight (in kg) of apples left now is = 1 – (1/3)

= (3 – 1)/3

= 2/3 kg of apples

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Question 18

4/5 of 5 kg apples were used on Monday. The next day 1/3 of what was left was used. Weight (in kg) of apples left now is

(a) 2/7 (b) 1/14 (c) 2/3 (d) 4/21

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c) 2/3

From the question, it is given that,

4/5 of 5 kg apples were used on Monday = (4/5) × 5

= 20/5

= 4 kg

Then,

The next day 1/3 of what was left was used = (1/3) × 1

= 1/3 kg

So, Weight (in kg) of apples left now is = 1 – (1/3)

= (3 – 1)/3

= 2/3 kg of apples

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