# Mrs. Roberts sewed m shirts using 2 yards of cloth for each shirt. She also sewed (m + 2) dresses, using 5 yards of cloth for each dress. How much cloth did she use altogether?

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#### Explanation:

We can write the expression for how much cloth Mrs. Roberts used for the shirts as:

Where

We can write the expression for how much cloth Mrs. Roberts used for the dresses as:

Where

We can now write the formula for how much cloth Mrs. Roberts used altogether as:

Substituting and solving for

Altogether Mrs. Roberts use