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if there are 45 pieces of fruit and there are twice as many bananas as there are apples. How many of each kind of fruit are there?

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  1. a = apples
    b = bananas = 2a

    a + 2 a = 45

    3 a = 45
    a = 15
    b = 2 a = 30

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    posted by Damon
  2. x + 2x = 45

    3x = 45

    x = 15

    15 apples
    30 bananas

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