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8-33.

Write and solve an equation to solve the following problem. Be sure to define your variable and to state your answer in a complete sentence.

Jen, Carrie, and Fran are each thinking of a number. When you add their numbers together you get $207$. Jen’s number is $9$ more than Carrie’s, and Fran’s number is $3$ less than Jen’s number. What is Fran’s number? Homework Help ✎

For help writing an equation, start a 5-D table.