#### Answer

$x=8$

#### Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $
ax-3a=5a
$, is
\begin{array}{l}
ax-3a+3a=5a+3a
\\\\
ax=8a
\\\\
\dfrac{ax}{a}=\dfrac{8a}{a}
\\\\
x=8
.\end{array}

Published by
Pearson

ISBN 10:
0-32184-874-8

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

$x=8$

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