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Scott, Mike, and Holly shared an order of French fries. Scott ate x fries. Mike ate one more than twice the amount of fries that Scott ate. Holly ate 5 fewer fries than Scott did. If there were 6 fries left, how many fries were in the order?

a. x-5
b. x
c. 2x+`1
d. 4x-4
e. 4x+2

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  1. Scott ate X Fries
    Mike ate (2x+1) Fries.
    Holly ate (x-5) Fries.

    Total fries ordered = Fries ate + 6:
    ORDER = X + (2x+1) + (x-5) + 6 = 4x + 2.

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