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Julia made 7 batches of cookies and ate 3 cookies. There were 74 cookies left. Which expression can be used to determine the average number of cookies per batch?
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The average number of cookies per batch is \(10\)



Let the number of cookies in a batch be \(x\), then it means that we can formulate the equation:


Solving for \(x\) gives:




Cookies cannot be fractional so we consider the whole part only.

\(\therefore x=10\)






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