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There are some caps in a box. 1/6 of them are red, 1/3 of them are blue and 3/7 of the remainder are green. If there are 27 green caps, how many caps are there altogether?

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  1. 1/6 + 2/6 = 3/6 = 1/2 are red or blue

    the other half
    3/7 (1/2) = 3/14 are green
    so
    3/14 x = 27
    1/14 x = 9
    x = 14*9 =

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  2. 2321

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