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For the end of year party, Mt. Rose Middle School ordered pizzas. There were eight  fewer combo pizzas than there were pepperoni pizzas. There were three times as many combo pizzas as cheese pizzas. Use the 5-D Process to determine how many of each kind of pizza were ordered.

See MC2 4-12 for help in setting up the 5-D process.

Set up an expression using the information given in the problem. Define the combo, pepperoni, and cheese pizzas by using a variable and illustrating their relationships as noted in the problem.
For example, cheese pizzas could be and as a result, combo pizzas would be .

cheese, pepperoni, and combo pizzas.
Be sure to know how to get these answers.