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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

Final answer = 80