# Ila read 25 pages of a book containing 100 pages. Lalita read 2/5 of the same book. Who reads less?

**Solution:**

We use the concepts of fractions, reduce fractions, and comparing fractions to answer the given question.

Ila reads 25 pages out of 100 pages.

Fraction of 25 pages out of 100 pages = 25/100 =1/4

Lalita reads 2/5

Compare 1/4 and 2/5, we get

Cross Multiply the denominator 1 x 5 = 5 and 2 x 4 = 8

Since 5 < 8

1/4 < 2/5

Hence Ila reads less pages.

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Maths Chapter 7 Exercise 7.4 Question 8

## Ila read 25 pages of a book containing 100 pages. Lalita read 2/5 of the same book. Who read less?

**Summary:**

Ila read 25 pages of a book containing 100 pages. Lalita read 2/5 of the same book which is equal to 40 pages. Hence, Ila reads less pages

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