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Q: A basket holds n apples You pick 2n-3 apples and your friend picks n plus 4 apples Write an expression that represents the number of apples you and your friend picked Interpret the expression?

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100 The basket wil be empty but you'll have 100 apples!

two apples

"The subtraction of two apples from a basket of five apples leaves three apples in the basket."

5/6 + 1/2 = 5/6 + 3/6 = 8/6 = 4/3 basket

A dozen apples is 12 apples. Here is how you solve it. 12-6+3 =6+3 =9 apples. You will get nine apples.

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100 The basket wil be empty but you'll have 100 apples!

it depends on whether there are 6 apples in the basket before or after you took the two out... and whether the the apples in the basket are yours or not to begin with...possible answers:2 (if you count the apples that you have at hand)4 (if you are counting the apples in the basket only)6 (if there are 6 before you take two out and all the apples in the problem as yours)8 (if there are 6 apples in the basket after you took the two out in which case there are 8 apples in total)

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"The subtraction of two apples from a basket of five apples leaves three apples in the basket."

5/6 + 1/2 = 5/6 + 3/6 = 8/6 = 4/3 basket

A dozen apples is 12 apples. Here is how you solve it. 12-6+3 =6+3 =9 apples. You will get nine apples.