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on monday 1/5 of the students went on a field trip. on tuesday 5/8 of the students that didn't go on monday had the opportunity to go. what is the fraction of students that didn't go?

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    number of students ---- x
    monday, (1/5)x so (4/5)x did not go

    tuesday, (5/8)(4/5)x went
    or (1/2)x went

    so 1/2 did not go

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