Consider the following word statement.

The sum of a number and $7$7 is $17$17.

a

Write the word statement as an equation.

Use $x$`x` as the variable.

b

Find the solution of the equation from the set {$2$2, $4$4, $6$6, $8$8, $10$10}.

Easy

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