Algebra1
posted by marissa .
2x7+x=115x+6

2x7+x=115x+6
3x + 5x = 17 + 7
8x = 25
x = ? 
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I goofed: 17 + 7 = 24 (not 25)
8x = 24
x = 3 
How would i get the problem to become 3x+5x=17+7...do i add like terms?

Right. You need to combine like terms.