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# The fraction represented by the shaded portion in the following figure is ________ .

A
58
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37
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C
85
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D
38
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Solution

## The correct option is D 38Fraction is a part of the whole. To find the fraction represented by the shaded portion in the given figure, use the following procedure: (i) Count the number of equal parts in which the figure is divided. (ii) Count the number of parts that are shaded. (iii) The fraction represented by the shaded portion = Number of parts that are shadedTotal number of equal parts Here, Number of equal parts in the given figure = 8 and number of shaded parts in the given figure = 3 Therefore, the fraction represented by the shaded portion = 38.

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