## Algebra 1

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# Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - 5-3 Slope-Intercept Form - Mixed Review - Page 312: 86

#### Answer

$x=7$

#### Work Step by Step

We start with the given equation: $8x+5=61$ We subtract $5$ from each side of the equation: $8x+5-5=61-5$ We combine the like terms: $8x=56$ Finally, we divide by $8$ on each side of the equation: $x=\frac{56}{8}=7$

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