math
posted by jalia on .
The Chen Family spends 1/3 of their budget on housing costs and 2/5 of their budget on food and clothing. What is the fraction of their budget is left to spend on items other than housing, food, and clothing? Explain how you found your answer.

1/3 = 5/15
2/5 = 6/15
15/15  11/15 = 4/15