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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: 3x
Bonsai lemon tree: 0.5x

x + 0.5x + 3x = 9
Bonsai tree grew 1 inch.
Dwarf tree grew 2 inches.
Full size tree grew 6 inches.