Which equation represents the solution to the following?
I have some lemons. Jill has two more limes than five times the number of lemons that I have. Emma has one-third as many limes as Jill. Emma has 4 limes. How many lemons do I have?

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  1. x = your lemons
    j = 5x + 2 = Jill'ls limes
    e = (5x + 2) / 3 = Emma's limes
    e = 4

    (5x + 2) / 3 = 4
    5x + 2 = 12
    5x = 10
    x = 2

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