A MAN SOLD HALF OF HIS LAND. HE GAVE 1 BY 3 OF REMAINING TO HIS SON AND 1 BY 4 OF THE BALANCE TO HIS DAUGHTER. WHAT FRACTION OF HIS LAND IS

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A MAN SOLD HALF OF HIS LAND. HE GAVE 1 BY 3 OF REMAINING TO HIS SON AND 1 BY 4 OF THE BALANCE TO HIS DAUGHTER. WHAT FRACTION OF HIS LAND IS NOW LEFT WITH HIM.

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Alice 3 weeks 2021-09-06T06:31:41+00:00 1 Answer 0 views 0

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    2021-09-06T06:33:17+00:00

    Answer:

    1/3

    Step-by-step explanation:

    let ‘x’ be the total land

    he sold x/2 part

    he gave x/6 part to his son

    he gave x/24 part to his daughter

    land left with him=x-x/2-x/6-x/24

    =(24x-12x-4x-x)/24

    =(24x-16x)/24

    =8x/24

    =x/3

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