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About a third of an orange crop was ruined by a sudden frost. Another third of the undamaged fruit spoiled while being taken to market. How much of the original orange crop could the farmer sell at the produce market?

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    x -initial amount,
    x/3 -damaged,
    x - x/3 = 2x/3 - undamaged.
    2x/(3•3) =2x/9 - spoiled
    for sell
    2x/3-2x/9 =4x/9

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