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5-25.

Calculate each of the following parts of parts.

  • Draw a diagram to represent three sevenths. A rectangle divided into 7 equal vertical parts, with the first 3 parts shaded.

  • Since the green shaded region is three pieces, you can see that two thirds of this region would be the orange shaded region. The first 2 parts change from being shaded green to being shaded orange.

A rectangle divided into 7 equal vertical parts, with the first 3 parts shaded.

The first 2 parts change from being shaded green to being shaded orange.

  • At right is a diagram representing one half of three fifths. Use it to help you find the answer to this problem.

The diagram is a rectangle divided into 5 equal vertical sections. The first three sections are divided into 2 sections, with the first half shaded purple, and the second half shaded blue.