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Ex 2.1, 7 - Ritu ate part of an apple and the remaining was eaten by

Ex 2.1, 7 - Chapter 2 Class 7 Fractions and Decimals - Part 2


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Ex 2.1, 7 Ritu ate 3/5 part of an apple and the remaining apple was eaten by her brother Somu. How much part of the apple did Somu eat? Who had the larger share? By how much? Total part = 1 Part eaten by Ritu = 3/5 Part eaten by Somu = Total part − Part eaten by Ritu = 1 − 3/5 = (5 − 3)/5 = 2/5 Now, we have to tell who ate the larger share So, we have to compare 3/5 & 2/5 Here, 3/5 > 2/5 So, Ritu ate the Larger share. Amount she ate larger by = 3/5 − 2/5 = (3 − 2)/5 = 1/5 So, Ritu ate larger share, by 𝟏/𝟓

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