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1/2 of a rectangle is painted red. 2/3 of the remainder is painted blue and the rest of the rectangle is painted yellow. What fraction of the rectangle is painted blue? What fraction of the rectangle is painted yellow?

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  1. blue=2/3(1-1/2)=1/3
    yellow=1-1/3-1/2=1/6(6-2-3)=1/6

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  2. In a box of paper clips,3/8 of them are white,5/12 of them are red, and the rest are blue. There are 24 more red paper cilps than white paper clips. How many paper clips are there in the box?

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