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Posted by **Mercedez** on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 9:24pm.

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**Mercedez**, Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 9:25pmI think it's 6.

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 9:34pmnumber of black = 3x

number of red = 5x

3x+5x = 16

8x=16

x=2

number of black pieces = 3(2) = 6

number of reds = 5(2) = 10

check:

so we have 16 pieces

and 6:10 = 3:5

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