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Kate saves 1/5 of her allowance and spends 2/3 of her allowance at the mall. what fraction of her allowance remains?

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    1/5 = 3/15
    2/3 = 10/15

    3/15 + 10/15 = 13/15

    15/15 - 13/15 = ??

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    i don't understand why we have to add 1/5 + 2/3. can you

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    explain more in detail for me please

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    You want to know how much you have left after she's saved some and spent some.

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    okay I get it now. Thank you for your help :)

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    :-)

    You're welcome.

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    pineappples

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    Wouldn't you multiply the 5 by 3 and the 3 by 5 because you're getting common denominators instead of adding?

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