#### Answer

x = 27

#### Work Step by Step

$\frac{2(x + 6)}{3}$ = x - 5
Multiply both sides by 3:
2(x + 6) = 3(x - 5)
Distribute:
2x + 12 = 3x - 15
Subtract 3x from both sides:
-x + 12 = -15
Subtract 12 from both sides:
-x = -27
Divide both sides by -1:
x = 27