# Question #3dd36

Jun 18, 2017

Laura has $9$ apricots remaining.

#### Explanation:

In the beginning, Laura has $3$ apricots.

she then buys an additional $9$ apricots.

Laura now has a total of $3 + 9 = 12$ apricots.

Then Laura gives away $3$ apricots.

Laura now has a total of $12 - 3 = 9$ apricots.

Jun 18, 2017

$9$

#### Explanation:

She already had $3$ apricots, she bought $9$ more apricots from the market, she now has $12$ apricots.

$= 3 + 9 = 12$

She gave three of them to Annie

$= 12 - 3$

$= 9$

She now has $9$ apricots only.

I hope this helps