# N15

## QUESTION: Find $\dfrac{5}{6}$ of 96. Write your answer in its simplest form.

ANSWER: To find a fraction of a number, divide the number by the denominator and multiple by the numerator:

$\dfrac{5}{6}\text{ of }96= (96 \div 6) \times 5$

First, $96 \div 6 =16$

Next, $16 \times 5 = 80$