#### Answer

Yes, 5 is a solution of the equation.

#### Work Step by Step

Substitute 5 for x and solve for both sides.
-3(5) - 5 = -20
-15 - 5 = -20
-20 = -20
True, so 5 is a solution of the equation.

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Pearson

ISBN 10:
0321726391

ISBN 13:
978-0-32172-639-1

Yes, 5 is a solution of the equation.

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