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ivested \$1,500 in the stock market on january 1, she lost 1/3 of it by the end of january and 2/5 of the remaininbg amount by the end of february. how nmuch did she have left?

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i'm not sure what a 1/5 is of 200. or 3/4

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In math problems, "of" means multiply.

(1/5) * 200/1 = 200/5 = 40

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