## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

To solve $8x-5=6-2x ,$ use the addition principle to place like terms on both sides. This results to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 8x-5=6-2x \\\\ 8x-5+5=6-2x+5 \\\\ 8x=6-2x+5 \\\\ 8x+2x=6-2x+5+2x \\\\ 8x+2x=6+5 .\end{array} Hence, $\text{ Choice D .}$