### Home > MC2 > Chapter 8 > Lesson 8.2.3 > Problem 8-55

8-55.

Create a variable expression using the information given in the problem.

Try relating each tree to the dwarf lemon tree. How can each tree be represented if the dwarf lemon tree is *x*?

Full size lemon tree: 3*x*

Bonsai lemon tree: 0.5*x*

*x* + 0.5*x* + 3*x* = 9

Bonsai tree grew 1 inch.

Dwarf tree grew 2 inches.

Full size tree grew 6 inches.