#### Answer

x + 14

#### Work Step by Step

1. By the commutative property of addition:
(-3 + x) + 17 = (x - 3) + 17
2. By the associative property of addition:
(x - 3) + 17 = x + (-3 + 17)
3. Add:
x + (-3 + 17) = x + 14

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x + 14

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