Math Question: Will has 20 pounds of apples. He makes 2 batches of applesauce that use 4 pounds each, one batch of apple butter that uses 6 pounds, and he uses 3 pounds to make juice. Write an equation to represent how many pounds of apples Will has left, p.

Solution and Answer: p = 20 -(2 x 4) – 6 – 3

p = 11 – 8

p = 3