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12-73.

Elias lives in a small town where his house and his school are on the same straight road $2$ miles apart. Elias is biking to soccer practice on a Saturday after visiting his friend, who lives on the same road. Elias is $3$ miles from the practice field at his school when he gets a text from his mom saying he left his cleats at home. Write and solve an equation to determine the possible distances Elias is from his house.