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Victor had 5 chocolates. He gave 2 chocolates to his friends. Which of the following are the two equivalent fractions for the fraction of the chocolates left with Victor?
D. none of the above
Correct Answer: A
Step 1: Number of chocolates left with Victor = 5 - 2 = 3
Step 2: The fraction of the chocolates left with Victor =
Step 3: = [Substitute.]
Step 4: = [Multiply both numerator and denominator by the same non-zero number, 2.]
Step 5: [Multiply both numerator and denominator by the same non-zero number, 3.]
Step 6: So, the two equivalent fractions are and .
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