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December 22, 2014

Posted by **Joy** on Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at 10:29pm.

During the season, two apple trees and three pear trees produced a total of 126 pieces of fruit. Each apple tree produced the same number of apples, and each pear tree produced two more pieces of fruit than either apple tree. How many pieces of apples did each Ray's apple trees produce in one season? Complete the table below and answer in a complete sentence.

Then solve the equation.

- Pre-Algebra -
**drwls**, Thursday, March 20, 2008 at 11:26amThere is no "table below".

Let x be the number of apples per apple tree and y be the number of pears per pear tree.

y = x + 2

2x +3y = 126

2x + 3(x+2) = 126

5x = 120

x = 24

y = 26

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