Jethro has n pigs. Mary Sue has 5 more pigs than Jethro, and Johnny has 3 less than Mary Sue. Which expression represents how many pigs they all have together?
A A. 3n + 2
B. 2n + 7
C. 2n + 2
D. 3n + 7
lol - drwls, Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 7:36pm
Mary Sue has n + 5 pigs and Johnny has n + 2. The total is
n + (n+5) + (n+2) = (not what you got)