# Prerequisite Skills Diagnostic Test: 3

$x+y=75$

#### Work Step by Step

First define your variables $x=\text{apples}$ and $y=\text{oranges}$ The problem states that the total number of apples and oranges is 75 Thus add the # of apples and # of oranges to get the total which equals 75 $x+y=75$

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