#### Answer

$x=-4$

#### Work Step by Step

$2-(7x+5)=13-3x$
$2-7x-5=13-3x$
$-7x-3=13-3x$
(Bring pronumerals to the left and numbers to the right)
$-7x+3x=13+3$
$-4x=16$
$x=-4$

Published by
Pearson

ISBN 10:
0-32178-228-3

ISBN 13:
978-0-32178-228-1

$x=-4$

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