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Salads, Ratios, and Proportions

GMAT-DUZPLR

Good-tasting salads are made when the ratio of pieces of lettuce to everything else is at most $2:3$.

If you make a good-tasting salad where the ratio of lettuce to carrots is $8:3$, the ratio of carrots to apples is $2:x$, and there are no other ingredients, what is the greatest possible value of $x$?

A

$2$

B

$3$

C

$4$

D

$5$

E

$6$