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How to convert this statement to use the ternary operator ( ? : )

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How can I convert the below shell script text snippet to use a ternary operator.  I read at http://safari.oreilly.com/0131478230/ch11lev1sec5 that Linux does support a ternary operator, but I'm having trouble figuring out how to do it.

I know if this was Javascript, I could do:

   EXISTS=(text=="Apple") ? "Passed" : "Failed";

But because of the quirky syntax of Linux, I'm not sure how to convert it.
text="Apple"
 
if [ $text = "Apple" ];
then
        EXISTS="Passed"
else
        EXISTS="Failed"
fi

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