#### Answer

$x=-13$

#### Work Step by Step

Adding $
-8
$ to both sides of the given equation, $
-5=x+8
$, then,
\begin{array}{l}
-5-8=x+8-8
\\\\
-13=x
\\\\
x=-13
.\end{array}

Published by
Pearson

ISBN 10:
0-32184-874-8

ISBN 13:
978-0-32184-874-1

$x=-13$

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