1. Mary has 5 apples, 7 bananas and 6 pears. Martin has 8 apples, 5 bananas and 10 pears. They let a stand for
the number of apples, b for the number of bananas and p for the number of pears. They put their fruit together and
represented it with the expression 5a + 7b+ 6p+ 8a + 5b 10p. After they combine their fruit, what would the
coefficient of b be?
The coefficient of b is 12
The coefficient of b is 13
1 point
c. The coefficient of b is 41
d The coefficient of bis 16

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