#### Answer

12/5

#### Work Step by Step

Isolating x on one side of the equation, we find:
$$ -5x = -12 \\ x=\frac{12}{5}$$
Checking:
$$ -9(\frac{12}{5})+7 = -4(\frac{12}{5}) -5 \\ -14.6=-14.6$$

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12/5

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