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there was very little rain in Austin one summer. In june, the depth of lake travis fell 3 inches from its usual level. In july, it went down another 5 inches. in August it finally rained adding 2 inches to the lake depth. How many inches below the usual level was the lake at that point?
i guessed 10 inches?

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    You guessed wrong.

    3 + 5 - 2 = ?

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    I don't know it too, sorry.

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    It's from Saxon math right?

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