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My father gave 1/3 of an orange to me and 1/5 to my brother. What fraction of the orange do my brother and i have together?

what fraction of the orange is left?

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by JunElle1

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what fraction of the orange is left?

by JunElle1

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Brother's share: 1/5

LCD: 15

Re-write the fractions given into similar fractions then add to get the total fraction of the orange:

5/15 + 3/15 = 8/15

Subtract from whole to get the remaining fraction of orange:

15/15 - 8-15 = 7/15