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There are 45 new houses being built in a neighborhood. Last month, 1/3 of them were sold. This month, 1/5 of the remaining houses were sold. How many houses are left be sold?

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latinaberryhill

45 new houses... 1/3 were sold......1/3(45) = 45/3 = 15 houses sold.....leaving 45 - 15 = 30 houses left. 1/5 of remaining houses sold....1/5(30) = 30/5 = 6...so 6 more houses were sold.....leaving 30 - 6 = 24 houses 24 houses are left <==

ButterKing

45(1-1/3)(1-1/5) 45(2/3)(4/5) (45*2*4)/(3*5) 360/15 24

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