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If two typists can type two pages in two minutes, how many typists will it take to type 18 pages in six minutes?

2 typists can type 2 pages in 2 minutes, so 2 typists in 6 minutes could type 6 pages.  To type 18 pages you need 18/6=3 times as many typists, which is 6.

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