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# A small rectangular piece of length 7/16 ft and width 4/15 ft is cut out from a cardboard sheet of 2/15 sq ft. The remaining area of the sheet is .

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7/60 sq ft
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2/15 sq ft
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1/60 sq ft
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1/5 sq ft
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Solution

## The correct option is C 1/60 sq ftInitial area of the carboard sheet = 215 sq ft Area of the smaller rectangular piece = Length × Width = 716 × 415 Remaining area of the cardboard sheet = Initial area of the cardboard sheet - Area of the smaller rectangular piece = 215 - [ 716 × 415 ] =215 - 760 = 8 − 760 = 160 sq ft Therefore, the remaining area of the cardboard sheet is 160 sq ft.

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