#### Answer

$x=-8$

#### Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $
5-x=13
$, is
\begin{array}{l}\require{cancel}
-x=13-5
\\\\
-x=8
\\\\
x=-8
.\end{array}

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ISBN 10:
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ISBN 13:
978-0-32184-874-1

$x=-8$

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