## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

$x=5$
We are given that $13x-15x+8=4x+2-24$. In order to solve for x, we can first group like terms on each side. $-2x+8=4x-22$ Add 2x to both sides. $8=6x-22$ Add 22 to both sides. $30=6x$ Divide both sides by 6. $x=5$