Probability fraction spinner question

Adam has found a spinner which has five colours on it where each colour is equally likely to come up. Adam decides to make his own



Adams spinner has 4 colours-red, blue, orange and green. He wants it to satisfy these conditions:

Red to come up half the time

Red to come up twice as often as blue

Orange to come up twice has often as green

What fraction of the new spinner should be colored orange?

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