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Manu has certain amount in his account. He gave half of this to eldest son and one third of the remaining to his youngest son. Amount left with him now is?
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Let the amount be unity

The eldest son receives 1/2part

Remaining =(1-1/2)=1/2part

Youngest son receives 1/2*1/3=1/6part

So the amount left =1/2-1/6=(3-1)/6=1/3part

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