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− | If Carlos took <math>70\%</math> of the pie, <math>(100 - 70) = 30\%</math> | + | If Carlos took <math>70\%</math> of the pie, there must be <math>(100 - 70) = 30\%</math>. After Maria takes <math>\frac{1}{3}</math> of the remaining <math>30\%, </math> |
<math>1 - \frac{1}{3} = \frac{2}{3}</math> is left. | <math>1 - \frac{1}{3} = \frac{2}{3}</math> is left. | ||
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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 . After Maria takes of the remaining is left.
Therefore:
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