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3-82.

I'm thinking of a number that when I double my number, add 2, subtract my number, and add 5, I get double my number.

Write an equation for the word problem.

2*x* + 2 − *x* + 5 = 2*x*

Simplify.

*x* + 7 = 2*x*

7 = *x*

Now create your own Guess My Number problem.