Question

# Some pens are shared among three students anne,lucy, and John.Anne gets 5 times many pens as lucy, and lucy gets 2 pens less than john. Suppose John gets x pens, how many pens does anne get in terms of x

Answer

5x-10

- Q: How many pens does Lucy get in terms of x? A: Lucy gets x-2 pens.
- Q: How many pens does Anne get in terms of Lucy's pens? A: Anne gets 5 times as many as Lucy, so Anne gets 5(x-2) pens.
- Q: How many pens does Anne get in terms of x? A: Anne gets 5x-10 pens.