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# Asha and Samuel have bookshelves of the same size partly filled with books Asha's shelf is 5 / 6 th full and Samuel’s shelf is 2 / 5 th full. Whose bookshelf is more full? By what fraction?

8. Asha and Samuel have bookshelves of the same size partly filled with books. Asha’s shelf is $\frac{5}{6}th$  full and Samuel’s shelf is  $\frac{2}{5}th$ full. Whose bookshelf is more full? By what fraction?

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If we compare the bookshelves of both, we obtain that :

$\frac{5}{6}\ >\ \frac{2}{5}$

Also,               $\frac{5}{6}\ -\ \frac{2}{5}\ =\ \frac{25-12}{30}\ =\ \frac{13}{30}$

Hence the bookshelf of Asha is more full and by $\frac{13}{30}$ fraction.

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