### Home > MC2 > Chapter 8 > Lesson 8.2.1 > Problem 8-33

8-33.

Create an expression using a variable to represent this problem. Use the variable, *x*, to represent the zucchinis, because the other two plants are directly related, and solve for the equation with 43 as a total.

Zucchini: *x*

Cucumbers: 2*x*

Tomatoes: 2*x* + 8

7 zucchini plants. Be sure to know how to get this answer.