posted by Lucy .
marc bought bananas, apples, and peaches. He bought twice as many lbs of bananas as apples, he bought 2 lbs more of apples than peaches and bought 3 lbs of peaches. How many total lbs of friuts did he buy?
Yo0u don't even need algebra for this. Just read the statememnts.
There are 3 pounds of peaches and two more than than (5) of apples. Double that for the number of bananas. Then add them up.
This is more about reading comprehension than math.