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Mary bought some peppers and apples at the farmer's market. 2/3 of the peppers and 3/4 of the apples were red. the number of red peppers and red apples were the same. if mary bought 27 peppers how many apples did dhe buy?

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  1. She bought 27 peppers and 2/3 of those or 18 were red

    (3/4) apples = 18
    apples = 24

    She bought 24 apples of which 18 were red

    check:
    (2/3) of 27 = 18 red peppers
    (3/4)(24) = 18 red apples

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