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Posted by **Pamala** on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 11:07pm.

- Math -
**Reiny**, Friday, September 7, 2012 at 8:07amnumber of reds ---- 3x

number of yellows -- 4x

(3x-3)/(4x-6) = 4/5

16x - 24 = 15x - 15

x = 9

number of reds at the start = 3(9) = 27

number of yellows at the start = 4(9) = 36

check: origianl ratio = 27/36 = 3/4

after "eating" ratio = 24/30 = 4/5

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