This GRE quantitative comparison question tests your understanding of algebraic word translations.

In a container, the number of red balls is five less than twice the number of blue balls. The container has a total of $40$ balls, and $30$ percent of the balls are neither red nor blue.

$\begin{array}{c c c c c c}

& \underline{\textrm{Quantity A}} & & & & \underline{\textrm{Quantity B}} \\

& & & & & \\

& \textrm{The number of red balls} & & & & 19 \\

\end{array}$

- $\quad \textrm{Quantity A is greater.}$
- $\quad \textrm{Quantity B is greater.}$
- $\quad \textrm{The two quantities are equal.}$
- $\quad \textrm{The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.}$