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Quince, quonce, and quance are three types of fruit.

7 quince weigh the same as 4 quance.

5 quance weigh the same as 6 quonce.

Put the fruit into order of weight, heaviest last.

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This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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