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Philip is reading a book that is 40 pages long. He read 3/5 of the book on Wednesday and 3/4 of the remainder on Friday. How many pages did Philip have left to read?

 Jul 8, 2021

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Book is 40 pages long.

3/5 of 40 is = 24 pages

remaining part = 1 - (3/5) = 2/5 part 

remaining pages = 40 - 24 

                              = 16 pages 

3/4 of 16 = 12 pages 

So, remaining pages after this = 16 - 12 

                                                      = 4 pages 

 Jul 8, 2021
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Best Answer

Book is 40 pages long.

3/5 of 40 is = 24 pages

remaining part = 1 - (3/5) = 2/5 part 

remaining pages = 40 - 24 

                              = 16 pages 

3/4 of 16 = 12 pages 

So, remaining pages after this = 16 - 12 

                                                      = 4 pages 

apsiganocj Jul 8, 2021

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