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Melissa collected three kinds of autumn leaves when she was out walking today-elm, maple and oak. She has 2 times as many maple leaves as elm leaves and 5 times as many oak leaves as elm leaves. Altogether she has 32 leaves how many of eash kind does she have?

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    X Elm leaves.
    2X Maple
    5X Oak

    X + 2X + 5X = 32,
    8X = 32,
    X = 32/8 = 4,
    2X = 2 * 4 = 8,
    5X = 5 * 4 = 20.

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    The Answer is simply there are 4 Elm Leaves, 20 oak, and 8 Maple Leaves!

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