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+ | Like solution 1, it is clear that there is <math>30\%</math> of the pie remaining. Since Maria takes <math>\frac{1}{3}</math> of the remainder, she takes <math>\frac{1}{3} \cdot 30\% = 10\%</math> meaning that there is <math>30\% - 10\% = 20\%</math> left <math>\implies \boxed{\textbf{C}}</math>. | ||
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==Video Solution== | ==Video Solution== |
Latest revision as of 10:50, 19 January 2021
Problem
Carlos took of a whole pie. Maria took one third of the remainder. What portion of the whole pie was left?
Solution 1
If Carlos took of the pie, there must be left. After Maria takes of the remaining is left.
Therefore:
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Solution 2
Like solution 1, it is clear that there is of the pie remaining. Since Maria takes of the remainder, she takes meaning that there is left .
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Video Solution
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See Also
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