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The Great Pumpkin

While Linus is sitting in his pumpkin patch waiting for the arrival of The Great Pumpkin, he begins counting his pumpkins. He notices that one third of his pumpkins are small pumpkins, and two thirds are large. He picked 24 small pumpkins and 4 large pumpkins, and a quarter of his remaining pumpkins were small. How many were there in the patch originally?

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