Basket of Fruit

Elementary Brain Teaser - December 09, 2019

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I have a basket of fruit that contains only bananas, apples and oranges.  The basket contains 2 bananas, 6 red apples and 8 green apples.  If the total number of pieces of fruit is three times the number of apples in the basket, how many oranges are in the basket?

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