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After a day picking strawberries I had a basket full.

I ate 5 and gave Alex half of the remaining.

I then ate another 3 and gave Blake one third of the remaining.

I ate another 6 and then gave Charlie two thirds of the remaining.

I now had 34 strawberries left. How many did I start with?

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Hint: What fraction of the did I eat?

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