3/5 of the trees in the orchard are apples, 1/3 are cherries, and the remaining five trees are pears. How many trees are in the orchard?

Correct answer:

x =  75

Step-by-step explanation:

3/5x + 1/3 x + 5 = x

3/5·x + 1/3·x + 5 = x

x = 75

x = 75/1 = 75

x = 75

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