# Evaluating expressions with variables word problems

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### Problem

Calvin and Melvin are two of Santa's elves. The number of toys they build is given by 11, c, plus, 8, m where c is the number of candy canes Calvin eats for breakfast and m is the number of candy canes Melvin eats for breakfast.
How many toys do they build when Calvin eats 5 candy canes and Melvin eats 3 candy canes for breakfast?
toys