• # question_answer DIRECTIONS: Passage ? 7: Read the passage(s) given below and answer the questions that follow. Hitakshi is in class - VI. Hitakshi had 24 pencils. She gave 8 pencils to her sister Meenakshi and 6 pencils to her brother Lakshya. She gave remaining to her mother. What fraction of pencils did she give to her mother? A)  $\frac{12}{5}$                      B)           $\frac{5}{12}$ C)  $\frac{7}{12}$                      D)           $\frac{12}{7}$

Number of pencils given to mother = 24 ? (6 + 8) = 10 $\therefore$    Fraction $=\frac{10}{24}\,=\frac{5}{12}$