# SOLUTION: i apologize ahead of time if this is in the wrong cat. how do you write an equation for this problem? the sum of a number and five times the number?? when i see it my mind goes

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 Question 14387: i apologize ahead of time if this is in the wrong cat. how do you write an equation for this problem? the sum of a number and five times the number?? when i see it my mind goes blank any help would be appreciated Answer by elima(1433)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!the sum of a number and five times the number?? Sum is the answer to an addition problem, right? So you know the problem is going to be addition. Let x be the number; x+5x =)