A telemarketer is required to make 50 solicitation calls per hour. In a given hour, he got 15 people out of the 50 he called to answer the phone. What is the fraction of people who picked up the phone? Express your answer in the lowest terms.

# A telemarketer is required to make 50 solicitation calls per hour. In a given hour, he got 15 people out of the 50 he called to answer the phone. What is the fraction of people who picked up the phone? Express your answer in the lowest terms.

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Chapter1: Basic Concepts And Properties

Section1.0: Review Of Fractions

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