what is 2/5 of 15

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To take 2/5 of 15, we have to multiply them.

`2/5 * 15`

To multiply, express 15 as a fraction.

`=2/5 * 15/1`

Then, cancel common factor between numerators and denominators.

`=2/1*3/1`

And, multiply straight across.

`=(2*3)/(1*1)`

`=6/1`

`=6`

Therefore, 6 is  ` 2/5`  of 15.

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