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Melissa collected 3 kinds of leaves when she was out -elm, maple and oak. She has 2 times as many maple leaves as elm leaves and 5 times as many oak as elm leaves. Altogether she has 32 leaves. How many of each kind does she have?

  • math word problem -

    elm = x

    x + 2x + 5x = 32
    8x = 32
    x = 4

    She has 4 elm leaves

  • math word problem -

    x=4 elm leaves
    2x=8 maple leaves
    5x=20 oak leaves

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