A hockey team has 6 more red helmets than blue helmets. The ratio of red helmets to blue helmets is 5:3. The total number of red helmets and blue helmets is

**Answer Choices**

A. 16

B. 18

C. 24

D. 30

E. 32

A hockey team has 6 more red helmets than blue helmets. The ratio of red helmets to blue helmets is 5:3. The total number of red helmets and blue helmets is

**Answer Choices**

A. 16

B. 18

C. 24

D. 30

E. 32