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Ms.Perez has a crate of 24 pieces of fruit. 1/2 are oranges, 1/4 are mangos, and 2/3 are pineapples. How many or oranges? How many or mangos? How many are pineapples?

There is something wrong with the problem itself.
24 x 1/2 = 12
24 x 2/3 = 16
24 x 1/4 = 6
That means there are 34 pieces of fruit. That contradicts the problem.
I noticed this easily because 2/3 + 1/2 is already bigger than 1.
The problem is not solvable unless there are some fruits that are both pineapples AND oranges. 
Actually the question was wrong> 24 pieces of fruit. 1/2 are oranges, 1/4 are mangos, and 2/8 are pineapples. How many oranges, how many mangos and how many pineapples are there?
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