# Chapter 3 - Equations and Problem Solving - Chapter 3 Review Problem Set - Page 137: 13

$x=-32$

#### Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the value of the variable that satisfies the given equation, $-2(x-4)=-3(x+8) ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -2x+8=-3x-24 \\\\ -2x+3x=-24-8 \\\\ x=-32 .\end{array}

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