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A fruit stand carries apples, oranges, lemons, and pears. There are twice as many apples as oranges and 3 times as many lemons as pears. If there are 3 more oranges than pears, and p represents the number of pears, which of the following expressions represents the total number of fruits at the fruit stand?
3P
5P-5
5P
6P-1
7P+9

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    A=2O
    L=3P
    O-P=3

    A+O+L+P
    =2O+O+3P+P
    =2(P+3)+(P+3)+3P+P
    =2P+P+3P+P + 2*3+3
    =?

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    7P+9

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