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A bag contains 5 red, 4 white and 6 blue marbles. Another bag with 9 blue marbles has the same ratio of blue to white marbles as the first bag. How many white marbles are there in the second bag?

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    there are 2/3 as many whites as blues.

    So, what's 2/3 of 9?

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    6!!!!!

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