Word Problem

Jessica and her mom are so excited to see the tulip bulbs they planted last fall are beginning to bloom.  Jessica wanted to count the number of flowers. She found 5 flowers in the front yard and 2 flowers in the backyard.

Hint:  If it helps, draw the flowers in the space below.

Write the math equation: ______________________

How many flowers did Jessica find in all?  _______

Show your work!