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Lily has 12 balloons. 5 are blue, 3 are red and the rest are green. What fractions of the balloons is green? Give your answer in its simplest form.

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  1. Total balloons = 12
    Let x = # of green balloons

    12 = 5+3+x
    12 = 8+x
    x= 4

    # of green balloons/total balloons = 4/12 = 1/3

    1/3 of the balloons are green.

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