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Fruit Baskets

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A store sells fruit baskets. In each basket, $60$% of the pieces of fruit are apples, $30$% are oranges, and $10$% are pears.

If the number of apples, $ a $, in a basket is: $ a = 0.60x $, then what is the meaning of the variable $ x $?

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A

$ x $ represents $60$% of the pieces of fruit in the basket.

B

There are $ x $ more apples than any other type of fruit in the basket.

C

$ x $ is the number of baskets that are on sale at the store.

D

$ x $ is the total number of pieces of fruit in the basket.