# Sarin’s family celebrating Hari Raya Puasa part 18 (Math Question)

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You can read the postings on Sarin’s family celebrating Hari Raya Puasa and Sarin’s family and Ramadan in Welcome page about story of Sarin’s family during Ramadan and Hari Raya Puasa.

To read also the posting on Sarin learns the concept of Fraction (mathematics concept) to understand the concept of Fraction.

Challenge yourself with the question before look out for the given solution‼

Upper primary school mathematics question UPQ416

Sarin and Hairu decided to buy a gift for their family to celebrate Hari Raya Puasa. They agreed to share the cost of the gift. Hairu paid only \$15 and Sarin paid \$12 more than 2/5 of the cost of the gift. How much did the gift cost?

Solution:

Start the model with five equal parts and Sarin paid \$12 more than 2/5 fraction of the cost and \$15 paid by Hairu

The model

From the model

3 units = 12 + 15 = 27

1 unit = \$9

The cost of the gift = 5 × 9 = \$45