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School A and school B conduct a jointly held athletics competition annually.

Last year, the ratio of the number of winners in school A to the number of winners in school B in the athletics competition was 2:3.

This year, there were 36 more winners in school B  as compared to last year.

As a result, the ratio of the number of winners in school A to the number of winners in school B in the athletics competition became 4:9.

If there were an equal number of winners in A for both years, how many winners were in school B this year?

The correct answer is : 108
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