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Ridwan work in a factory packing
computers. He packed 1/3 of all the computers in the morning. 1/2
of the computers he packed were shipped out immediately after packing. What fraction of all computers in the factory was shipped out after packing?

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asked by shyen
  1. Very often the phrase "of the" means multiply.

    So he packed 1/3. 1/2 "of the" 1/3 were shipped, this means (1/2)*(1/3) = 1/6 were shipped.

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