Posted by **Ryan** on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 7:22pm.

Andrea has an equal number of apples in two baskets. There are z + 16 apples in one basket, and 23 apples in the other basket. How many apples should she remove from both to find the value of z?

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**PsyDAG**, Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 8:28pm
z + 16 = 23

Subtract 16 from both sides.

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**Ivania**, Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 6:14pm
7 because 23-7=16

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**Ashley**, Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 6:16pm
the answer is 7 because 23-7=16

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**Ashley**, Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 6:17pm
The answer is 7 because 23-7=16

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