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2-98.

Draw diagrams to represent each fraction.

Now change the diagram to have common denominators. Then solve.

Draw a diagram like part (a) to help you solve this problem.

Draw a rectangle divided in to thirds and fifths!

Shade in three-fifths.

Shade in one-third.

The darker overlapping region is your answer.

See part (c).