Shery has a basket of ripe apples and peaches the number of apples in the basket is 12 more than twice the number of peaches. If there 36 apples in the basket there are. Peaches in the basket
the answer is 12. if we start at 32 and subtract 12, we get 24. "Twice the number of peaches." So we then divide 24 by 2, giving us 12.