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* ***people of sundargram planted trees in the village garden. some of the trees were fruit trees. the number of non fruit trees. were two more than three times the number of fruit trees. what was the number of the fruit trees planted if the number of non fruit trees planted was 77 ?**

**people of sundargram planted trees in the village garden. some of the trees were fruit trees. the number of non fruit trees. were two more than three times the number of fruit trees. what was the number of the fruit trees planted if the number of non fruit trees planted was 77 ?**

*x*

so the equation is 3

*x+2=77*

*or*, 3

*x+2=77*

or,3x=77-2

or,3x=75

or,x=75/3

or,x=25

or,3x=77-2

or,3x=75

or,x=75/3

or,x=25