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Posted by **April** on Monday, September 10, 2012 at 7:19pm.

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**Reiny**, Monday, September 10, 2012 at 9:02pmin original jar:

number of reds = 3x

number of yellows = 4x

after the eating:

number of reds = 3x-3

number of yellows = 4x - 6

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

16x - 24 = 15x - 15

x = 9

in original:

reds = 3(9) = 27

yellows = 4(9) = 36**total in jar = 63**

check: 27 : 36 = 3 : 4

after eating: 24 : 30 = 4 : 5

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**Anonymous**, Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 10:52pm36

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**g f b b b**, Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 10:44pmPopop5

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