Posted by **marissa** on Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 4:32pm.

2x-7+x=11-5x+6

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 4:35pm
2x-7+x=11-5x+6

3x + 5x = 17 + 7

8x = 25

x = ?

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**marissa**, Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 4:37pm
0.32

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 4:40pm
I goofed: 17 + 7 = 24 (not 25)

8x = 24

x = 3

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**marissa**, Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 4:43pm
How would i get the problem to become 3x+5x=17+7...do i add like terms?

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 4:45pm
Right. You need to combine like terms.

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