#### Answer

$x=-\dfrac{9}{5}$

#### Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $
-(8+3x)+5=2x+6
,$ is
\begin{array}{l}\require{cancel}
-8-3x+5=2x+6
\\\\
-3x-2x=6+8-5
\\\\
-5x=9
\\\\
x=\dfrac{9}{-5}
\\\\
x=-\dfrac{9}{5}
.\end{array}