• # question_answer What fraction of the given figure is unshaded? A) $\frac{7}{17}$  B)        $\frac{10}{17}$ C) $\frac{9}{17}$              D)        $\frac{11}{17}$ E) None of these

Explanation: Option (a) is correct. Total number of square blocks = 17 Number of unshaded blocks = 7 Therefore, the required fraction = $\frac{7}{17}$ Rest of the options is incorrect because of the correctness of option (a).