Raju spent 8/25 of his pocket money on books and 12/25 of his money on uniform. what fraction of the packet money did he spend tog

Raju spent 8/25 of his pocket money on books and 12/25 of his money on uniform. what fraction of the packet money did he spend together

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  1. Answer:

    3/10

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Let Rohit’s pocket money be x.

    First he spent 2/5 of his pocket money so he has [tex]x-\frac{2x}{5}[/tex] left with him.

    Second he spends 1/6 on a newspaper assuming that this is a fraction of the original pocket money he has [tex]x-\frac{2x}{5}-\frac{x}{6}[/tex] left with him.

    Finally he spends 2/15 on recreation so he has a total of [tex]x-\frac{2x}{5} -\frac{x}{6} -\frac{2x}{15}[/tex] left with him.

    Simplyfying we get [tex]\frac{3x}{10}[/tex] thus we can say the fraction is 3/10

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