What among the following represents the subtraction of 9/20 from 7/10?

  1. 1/10
  2. 1/5
  3. 1/4
  4. 1/3
Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 30th April 2016 in Maths.
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Answer: (3) 1/4 

Explanation:-
Let the subtracted be X. 

Then, 
7/10 – X = 9/20 
X = 7/10 – 9/20
X = (14 – 9)/20 
X = 5/20
X = 1/4 

Then, 1/4 subtracted from 7/10, then we get 9/20. 

Hence, the correct answer is option (3) 1/4. 

Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 1st May 2016.
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