# Javed was given 5/7 of a basket of oranges. what fraction of oranges was left in the basket?

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2015-10-27T20:19:29+05:30

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Let the remaining fraction be x
5/7 + x = 1[ 1 is the whole]
x = 1 - 5/7
x = 2/7
therefore the remaining fraction of oranges = 2/7
2015-10-27T20:19:59+05:30

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total number of oranges = 7/7 or 1
number of oranges taken = 5/7
therefore number of oranges left ,
= 7/7-5/7
=  2/7
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