the cost of purchasing a fishing rod and reel if the rod costs $7 more than twice the cost of the reel
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The problem statement is ambiguous... it appears to require translating the statement into an algebraic expression.
Let 'r' represent the cost of a rod, then '2r+7' represents the cost of a reel since it is $7 more than the double for a rod.
The cost of purchasing both a rod and reel could be expressed as: